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Usain Bolt injured to the ground during last meters in the career

Usain Bolt injured to the ground during last meters in the career

Usain Bolt has his magnificent career Saturday in a bizarre manner ended. The Jamaican got in the last 100 metres of the final of the 4×100 metres relay at the world CHAMPIONSHIPS of athletics in London suffering from his hamstring and missed a medal for his country.

The 30-year-old Bolt, who is the slotloper was from Jamaica, was in third position when he suddenly went down. While the eight times olympic champion on the floor, ran to Great Britain to gold in 37,47. The silver was for the United States (37,52), and Japan took advantage of the decline of the Bolt and picked up bronze in 38,04.

Bolt wanted this world cup, his career closing with the twelfth there thirteenth world title, but in the 100 metres, he was very surprisingly beaten by American Justin Gatlin. Only the bronze was at that distance for Bolt. The 200 meters, where Bolt four-time world champion, showed he shoot and the 4×100 meter knew so a bizarre ending.

After he went down continued to Bolt long. His Jamaican teammates Omar McLeod, Julian Forte and Yohan Blake led to him, and even a wheelchair when it was removed and Bolt of the job. Eventually Bolt in it itself of the job to be walking around.

Dramatic end career Usain Bolt

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Because of the lack of a medal for Jamaica in the 4×100 metres there was also an end to a fine series of of the country. In 2007 in Osaka was the last time that the Jamaicans have no gold got. At the time it was, behind the United States, silver and also when it ran Bolt.

In total, Bolt on eleven gold world CHAMPIONSHIP medals, two silver and a bronze. Bolts teammate McLeod said shortly after the dramatic end of the race, that the name is Bolt “will forever live on in the track and field athletics”.

The legendary sprinter has the world records in the 100 and 200 metres still firmly in the hands. In 2009, the sharpness of his own record on the 100 metres up to 9,58 and on the 200 meters to 19,19.

The netherlands was lacking Saturday night in the final of 4×100 metres in the Olympic Stadium in London. Hensley Paulina, Taymir Burnet, Giovanni Codrington, Liemarvin Bonevacia were Saturday afternoon sixth in their series.

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