Olympics: Bolt seals ‘triple triple’ with Jamaica relay gold

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RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 20 (APP/AFP) – Usain Bolt brought the curtain down on his Olympic career with a record-equalling ninth gold medal on Friday, anchoring Jamaica to relay glory in a perfectly-scripted finale to complete his unprecedented “triple triple.”

The 29-year-old superstar, widely seen as the greatest sprinter in history, stormed over the line in 37.27sec to trigger an eruption of adulation in the Olympic Stadium.

Japan’s quartet took a surprise silver in 37.60sec while the United States claimed bronze in 37.62.