Great Sprinter Usain Bolt retired from race
Great Sprinter Usain Bolt retired from race On 13 August 2017, Usain Bolt, the legendary sprinter, retired from the Athletics world. While running during the last lap of 4x100m men’s relay race, he injured himself at the World Athletics Championships in London. The 30-year-old Bolt, after taking the baton from Yohan Blake, his Jamaican teammate got cramps on his left hamstring. But he tried chasing down his rivals in the race, which was of no use.
Highlights of Usain Bolt:
- In that race, Britain had bagged the gold; the United States bagged the silver and Japan won the bronze.
- On 5 August 2017, Usain Bolt shocked the world after he finished third in the 100 meters final at World Athletics Championship in London.
- Bolt, in the 100 meters race clocked a time of 9.95 seconds. American sprinter Justin Gatlin clocked a time of 9.92 seconds to win gold. Sprinter Christian Coleman of America came second with 9.94 seconds.
- Since 2008, Bolt had not lost a championship race.
- Bolt has 19 gold medals in 100, 200 and 4×100 meters to his name.