Bolt Creates Olympic Record

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Jamaican sprinter, Usain Bolt made history on Sunday, after securing a third consecutive gold medal in the Olympic 100m individual track event.


The defending champion who was behind his American rival Justin Gatlin in the first 50 meters of the race dashed cross the finish line around a meter clear of the field, leaving the American to settle for the Silver medal.


The 29-year-old Jamaican legend who is ย participating in his final Olympic reached the finish line in 9.81sec ahead of Gatlin and Andre De Grasse of Canada who crossed the finish line in 9.89 and 9.91sec respectively.


This recent victory makes the 2008 and 2012 champion as the greatest sprinter to have won three consecutive golds at the Olympic.


The Jamaican legend having earned 18 gold medals in Olympic and World Championships since 2008 reaffirms the right he had earned as the greatest sprinter in the history of athletics after accumulating more golds on the track than anyone else.


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