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The Final Showdown for Bolt: 4X100m Relay This Saturday

The Final Showdown for Bolt

Lightning will strike for one final time this Saturday at the London’s Olympic Stadium. The event would be the finals of men’s 4x100m relay and all eyes will be on sprint king, Usain ‘lightening’ Bolt. Bolt who ended his 100m career with a bronze on last Sunday looks to kiss goodbye to his sprinting career with gold in the relay.

Talking to tabloids and media, Bolt was all but excited ahead of his final 4×100 meters. An 11-time gold medalist at the World Championships Bolt has always been excited when it comes to running the relays. Ending the career in 100m with a bronze, Bolt confessed that though he is physically a 100% yet some niggles are bothering him. The champion sprinter insisted that he relaxes these days with a bit of regular massage.

Even though Bolt ended his 100m career with a bronze, the three times Olympic Champ is not in a hurry to prepare for the 4x100m relay final this Saturday. Bolt is taking cautious and comfortable steps as he prepares for the relay heats on Saturday for his home nation Jamaica. The team is looking quite relaxed even when it comes to baton changes. According to Bolt, the Jamaican team is all relaxed and he is feeling quite excited to run with the younger guys like 100m semi-finalist Julian Forte.

On the question about the disappointing bronze in the final 100m of his career, Bolt was all but praises for Justin Gatlin. The eight times Olympic gold medalist, he did felt disappointed on not claiming the title in his final race of his career. The fans, however, are looking forward to seeing their superstar in action one last time as he takes to the track.