Sprinter Usain Bolt of Jamaica celebrates after crossing the finish line to win the mens 200m final at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium Thursday night. … Bolt won his eighth Olympic gold medal with a time of 19.78. Taking the silver was Canada’s Andre de Grasse in 20.02.
Did Usain Bolt compete in 2016 Olympics?
Jamaica’s Usain Bolt became the first athlete to win three Olympic 100m titles by beating American Justin Gatlin to gold at Rio 2016. Bolt, 29, ran 9.81 seconds in his final Olympics to replicate his success at Beijing 2008 and London 2012.
Who is faster than Usain Bolt?
Erriyon Knighton, who turned professional as a junior at Tampa’s Hillsborough High, edged Trayvon Bromell, winning the 200 in 20.11 seconds, 0.02 seconds faster than Bolt’s time for runners 18 and under.
Is Usain Bolt at 2021 Olympics?
Bolt is retired and will not appear in the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. He has not sprinted competitively since 2017. His final Olympic appearance came in 2016, where he won three gold medals in the Rio Games. He did not retire until 2017, where he finished third in the men’s 100-meter dash.