“I Gave It My Best Shot” – Bolt Speaks After Loss At World Championships
On Saturday, Jamaica’s Usain Bolt suffered a shock defeat in the last individual race of his professional career at the World Championships in London.
Running in lane 4, Bolt clocked 9.95 in the final of the men’s 100-metre event.
Two American athletes finished ahead of Bolt with Justin Gatlin taking gold with a season’s best of 9.92.
The other American – Christian Coleman clocked 9.94 to take silver.
Following the race, Bolt thanked his supporters from Jamaica and across the globe stating:
“Big up all the supporters. Thanks for everything…It’s been a long career.” He also stated “I apologise that I didn’t win, but I gave it my best shot”.
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