Six time Olympic champion Jamaican star sprinter Usain Bolt has announced his retirement after the 2017 world championships in London.
According to News Website BBC, Usain Bolt said that he would be focusing on only 100 meter race in 2017 world championship. Earlier bolt said after 2016 Olympic Games at Brazilian city Rio he will leave the track.”BBC” quoted this thing in Daily Mail News Paper.
Bolt Said, My decision was to say goodbye to the track after the Rio Olympic, but my sponsors asked me to continue my journey for one more year. So, i will participate in the World Championships 2017 at London.”
According to Usain Bolt in the world championship at London he will take part in 100 Meter race only and regarding this he already discussed with his coach. For now bolt is mainly focusing on the Beijing World Championship which will be held this year from 22 to 30 August. Usain bolt is having eight gold medals in the World Championships. Because of the worst injury in the last year he could not take part in the several competitions. Also he wants to break his own 100 Meters world record of 9.58 seconds, which set in Berlin.
He said, “If everything goes well in this season…in my life anything is possible. If I can get myself in good shape, it should be wonderful this season,”
“I live for competition. I thrive on competition. I live to compete against the best.”
|Usain Bolt’s honours|
|Six Olympic gold medals:100m, 200m & 4x100m – Beijing 2008; 100m, 200m & 4x100m – London 2012|
|Eight World Championship gold medals:100, 200m & 4x100m – Berlin 2009; 200m & 4x100m – Daegu 2011; 100, 200m & 4x100m – Moscow 2013|
|One Commonwealth Games gold medal:4x100m – Glasgow 2014|
|World records:9.58secs (100m); 19.19secs (200m)|
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