Usain Bolt: I’ll be a living legend

Updated: April 19, 2012

The ‘worlds fastest man’ Usain Bolt is hoping to smash his world 100m sprint record at this summers Olympic games in London.

The twenty five year old Jamaican sprinter has set a target in the region of 9.4 seconds which would shatter the current record of 9.58 seconds. Bolt has also aimed to run the 200m sprint in 19 seconds at the Olympic this summer in London. “I’m working as hard as possible so I can go as fast as possible.” Bolt told the BBC. “People are looking forward to me running 9.4 [seconds], 19 seconds, anything that’s amazing.” He continued.

This will be Bolt’s second time at the Olympics having previously competed in the 2008 games in Beijing. He made history that year for being the first man to win all sprint three gold medals – the 100m, 200m and 4×100 relay.

“If I dominate the Olympics, I’ll be a living legend. A living legend walking around. Sounds good.” further added Bolt.
The current world 100m record is 9.58 seconds and the world 200m record is 19.19 seconds both of which where set by the Olympic gold medallist at the 2009 World Championships in Berlin, Germany.

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