Sport Usain Bolt in quotes

01:06  13 august  2017
01:06  13 august  2017 Source:   Press Association

Usain Bolt through his 100m heat in London in a time of 10.07

  Usain Bolt through his 100m heat in London in a time of 10.07 Usain Bolt moved a step closer to a golden goodbye as he cruised through the 100 metres heats at the World Championships in London. Back at the stadium where the Jamaican declared himself a "living legend" after retaining his 100m and 200m titles at the 2012 Olympics, the 30-year-old recovered from an awful start to win his heat in 10.07 seconds.Bolt, who is bringing the curtain down on his glittering career at these championships, was met with the customary huge cheers whenever he appeared on the big screen.

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Discover Usain Bolt famous and rare quotes . Share Usain Bolt quotations about winning, sports and focus. "Worrying gets you nowhere. If you turn up "

Usain Bolt competed on the track for the final time on Saturday evening: 2017 IAAF World Championships - Day Nine - London Stadium © PA WIRE 2017 IAAF World Championships - Day Nine - London Stadium

Usain Bolt's last appearance at a major championships ended in disappointment as he pulled up injured on the anchor leg of the sprint relay.

The Jamaican, who finished third behind American duo Justin Gatlin and Christian Coleman in the individual 100 metres last weekend, bows out with 19 global golds to his name, however.

Here, Press Association Sport takes a look at some memorable quotes - from Bolt himself and from those associated with him.

"I am a living legend; bask in my glory." - Bolt's parting statement at the end of his press conference after his 200m gold at London 2012.

Usain Bolt's 'worst blocks' complaint rejected by IAAF

  Usain Bolt's 'worst blocks' complaint rejected by IAAF World Championships organisers have dismissed criticism from Usain Bolt about his starting blocks for the 100 metres. The eight-time Olympic champion hit out at the blocks following his heat on Friday night in London.Bolt was aiming to bank a 12th World Championship gold medal in the 100 metres in the London Stadium on Saturday night and won his heat after a poor start which he blamed on the blocks."That was very bad," he said after winning in 10.07 seconds."I stumbled a little bit coming out of my blocks. I'm not really a fan of these blocks. These are the worst blocks I have ever experienced.

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Usain Bolt is undoubtedly the greatest sprinter in the history of mankind. A living legend, he has won nine gold medals in track and field events in Olympics; a feat which no other person has achieved before. Quotes By Usain Bolt .

"I have broken every record there is to break, in every event I have ever done. For me, I have proven myself since I was 15. I have shown I was always going to be great. I am confident in myself and my team, the people I work with. And I know I am clean." - Bolt when asked to defend his own exploits in the light of his rivals Asafa Powell and Tyson Gay failing drug tests.

"I like to entertain, because that's what people come out and see. I try to make it different, this is why people love me so much." - Bolt on his global appeal.

"I'm going to say something controversial. Carl Lewis - I have no respect for him. The things he says about the track athletes are very downgrading. I think he's just looking for attention, because nobody really talks about him. I've lost all respect for him. All respect." - Bolt launches a scathing attack on Carl Lewis over remarks about doping.

Usain Bolt in numbers

  Usain Bolt in numbers Usain Bolt's last individual race ended in defeat to his long-time rival Justin Gatlin in the World Championships 100 metres final in London. The Jamaican sprinter still has plenty to look back on with pride and here, Press Association Sport reviews his career in numbers.9.58 - Bolt's 100m world record (in seconds), set at the 2009 World Championships in Berlin.19.19 - his 200m record (secs) from the same Championships.36.84 secs - he holds a complete set of sprint world records after Jamaica's relay efforts at the London 2012 Olympics.27.79 - Bolt's fastest recorded speed (mph) on the track.

Usain Bolt will compete for the final time when he races in the 100 metres and 4x100m relay at the World Championships in London this summer. Here we take a look at some memorable quotes – from the man himself and from those associated with him. “I am a living legend; bask in my glory.”.

Congratulations to the fastest man in the world Usain Bolt ! Few quotes from him… “All I have to do is to work on transition and technique.” “As long as I’m in great shape, nobody beats me, for sure.” “For me, I’m focused on what I want to do.

"I think he should show more respect for his competitors and shake hands, give a tap on the shoulder to the other ones immediately after the finish and not make gestures like the one he made in the 100 metres. I understand the joy. He might have interpreted that in another way, but the way it was perceived was 'catch me if you can'. You don't do that. But he'll learn. He's still a young man." - Former International Olympic Committee president Jacques Rogge misjudges the public mood by criticising Bolt's showboating at the Beijing Olympics.

"It has been a pleasure being in the same era as Usain Bolt. The guy's last name is Bolt and he's the fastest man ever - you can't write stories like that." - Two-time Olympic decathlon champion Ashton Eaton shows Rogge how it is done.

David Beckham, Sir Mo Farah and Justin Gatlin pay tribute to Usain Bolt .
Usain Bolt ended his glorious athletics career at London 2017 by limping out of the 4x100 metres relay on Saturday night. The Jamaican sprint king still ended his time on the track with 19 global titles, which includes eight Olympic gold medals.Here, Press Association Sport takes a look at some of the tributes which have been paid to the 30-year-old.Justin Gatlin after beating Bolt in the 100m final:"Bolt is an electrifying character who has run sizzling times, mind-blowing times and throughout the years he has always kept it classy.

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