Usain Bolt Completes ‘Golden’ Hat-Trick With 4x100m relay Win. Bolt completes three gold in 100m, 200m and 4x100m. Declares himself greatest
Usain Bolt brought the curtain down on his Olympic career with a record equal ninth gold medal Friday anchoring Jamaica fame unprecedented relay complete its “triple-triple’zu in a perfectly scripted finale.
The victory saw Bolt a third consecutive clean sweep of the 100m has been made, 200m and 4x100m titles following his six gold medals at the 2008 Olympics and 2012.
The 29-year-old superstar, widely regarded as the greatest sprinter in history, stormed across the line in 37.27sec rash of flattery in triggering the Olympic Stadium.
The quartet of Japan took a surprise silver 37.60sec while Canada took bronze behind the United States, who crossed third, were later disqualified.
He Bolt – level with Carl Lewis and Paavo Nurmi in a total of nine Olympic gold medals, a record for a track and field athletes – will retire in the 2017th year
The relay gold was the last act of incredible Olympic career, athletics and commentators have redefined often left scrambling to find a new vocabulary of superlatives, because each new step came and went.
Bolt Sunday was to win a hat-trick of 100m gold medals, the first man in history.