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Usain Bolt Serenaded By Rapping Norwegian Journalist At Rio 2016

13 August, 2016, 00:28 | Author: Lula Armstrong

Usain Bolt, arguably the fastest man in the world, was joined onstage by an electrifying group of sexy samba dancers at his Olympic press conference Monday in Rio de Janeiro.

In a bid for a golden farewell to the Games, the track-and-field's biggest star will seek a third consecutive win in the 100metre, 200m and 4x100m relay at the Rio Games, although his new challenge is to beat the 200m world record that he himself set at 19.19 seconds. "I hope you win even though you got hit by a Segway", referencing the incident when Bolt was bit by a Segway at the 2015 World Championships in Beijing.

As a dozen scantily clad Brazilian Samba dancers gyrated on to the stage, rocking peacock-style headdresses and glittery thongs, Usain Bolt was not about to be intimidated or upstaged.

Bolt, who said in February he would retire from athletics after the 2017 World Athletics Championships, confirmed this would be his last Olympics. "For the 100m it is never really stressful, I know where I am weakest and strongest".

"Sometimes you make allowances for superstars, but we don't have the luxury of many people being able to get single rooms", Watts told Jamaican radio station Power 106. I have always wanted to run a sub-19 seconds.

"We needed it", Bolt said.

"I really want it", he said of breaking the record.

"But I have been training well and executing well in training and my coach is happy, so that's the key", Bolt added. "I always try to do my best here, it's what I do and I look forward to it", said Bolt. "They said we would get one but after two days one hadn't turned up so I said I'll just buy one!" And in a few years' time the sport will be cleaner and everything will be great.

"I think we are weeding out the bad ones". I go out and compete and wow the crowd. It's an Olympic final and it comes down to the last 30m and who can hold their head. Then it will be like, 'finally, ' you know what I mean?

That's one of the reasons I'm so excited. He should run just like everybody else.

Bolt's preparations were disrupted by the injury he suffered at the Jamaican Olympic trials, but he has since proved his fitness by cruising to victory at the Annivesary Games in London at the end of July.

Over the longer distance he is ranked fifth, with Merritt, another American back from a doping ban and better known as a 400m specialist, number one with 19.74. "But I do think the sport is going in the right direction and I personally think in a few years things will be fine".


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