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    Rio 2016 will be my last Olympics, says Usain Bolt

    April 19, 2015

    Rio de Janeiro: Star sprinter Usain bolt says the prospect of a landmark "triple-triple" is a motivating force as he prepares for his final Olympic Games in Rio next year.


    The Jaimaican sprint legend will be aiming to repeat his 100 metre, 200m and 4x100m triumphs at the Beijing 2008 and London 2012 Games, reports Xinhua.

    "That's one of the reasons I'm so excited," Bolt told rio2016.com on Thursday.

    "It's going to be a big goal for me, so I need to use this season to make sure I'm on track to get here next year. The season is going well so far so I am happy and excited."

    "I've got a lot of races to get into the shape that I want to be in. I have the started the season OK, I have felt OK, I have just need to be running races to get that sharpness. I am going to take my time and work my way up," he added.

    Bolt, who will turn 30 on the day of the closing ceremony, said he hopes to break the 200m world record in Rio. Bolt, He holds the world records for the 100m, 200m and 4x100m relay.

    Bolt is in Rio for the third edition of the 'Mano a Mano' sprint event, which will be held at the Brazilian Jockey Club on Sunday.

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