Usain Bolt will aim for a three-peat of Olympic sprint titles in the 100 and 200 meters at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games, rather than trying out a new event.
After Bolt became the first man to successfully defend both sprint titles at the London Olympics, he was coy about his prospects of competing in Rio, and there was speculation he could switch to the long jump or 400 for a new challenge.
But during a promotional visit to New Zealand on Monday, the self-declared ''living legend'' said his plan for 2016 ''is all about just going and defending my titles.''
''I don't want to try any different events at Rio, because at Rio I will just defend my titles to show the world that there is a possibility that I can do it again,'' Bolt said at a news conference. ''The three-peat. That's the focus - there's not going to be any different event.''
Bolt won the 100 and 200 and helped Jamaica win the 4x100-meter relays at Beijing and London.
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