Originally written on The Victory Formation  |  Last updated 10/3/14

“The Fastest Man in the World” is planning to retire from the sport he has dominated for the past nine years upon completion of the 2016 Summer Games in Rio. Bolt plans on winning more gold in the 100m and 200m sprint, but then will walk away from the sport with no regrets. Via the AP: “So far, (it) is after the Olympics in Rio,” Bolt said of his retirement plans. “I think if I am in great shape, I’ll go there and do what I have to do. I think it will be a good time to retire on top.” If Michael Phelps stays retired, like he claims he is, Bolt will be the big story in Rio. Nobody has really threatened Bolt in major race competition since destroying the entire field and smashing the world record in Beijing. He really has been one of the most dominant athlete in his sport since then. While he has experienced losses, they have never been on the biggest of stages, such as the Olympics and the World Championships. Though Bolt wants to be known among the greatest, he need to brush up on his history of some of them: “If I […]

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