World Exclusive: Usain Bolt speaks for the first time since making history at Rio 2016

The nine-time Olympic champion was one of the stars of the Games

BY Daniel Kelly 09:28 Thursday 1 September 2016, 9:28 1 Sep 2016

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The fastest man in history over 100 metres and 200 metres, Usain Bolt, speaks for the first time since his success at the Olympics in Rio on The Pat Kenny Show this morning.

Bolt has claimed gold at the Olympics in the 100 metres, 200 metres and 4x100 metres since 2008, and is the only man to ever achieve that astounding feat.

At 30 years old, there has been plenty of speculation that the Jamaican will retire next year after the World Championships in London, and speaking to Pat, he outlines what the future holds for him now that he has once again proven himself on the biggest stage.

An 11-time world champion, Bolt also suffers from scoliosis, which has played formative role in the development of his career as an athlete. Speaking to Pat, he explains how he copes with the challenges that has presented, and the different ways he has found to deal with injuries as his career has progressed in order to stay at the top level. 

Tune into The Pat Kenny Show this morning from 10am to hear the full interview with one of the and perhaps the greatest sprinter who has ever competed.


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