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Rio Olympics 2016: Usain Bolt puts the seal on glittering Olympic career

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 19: (EDITORS NOTE: Image has been converted to black and white.) Usain Bolt of Jamaica celebrates with teammates Asafa Powell, Yohan Blake and Nickel Ashmeade after winning the Men's 4 x 100m Relay Final on Day 14 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 19, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Usain Bolt of Jamaica celebrates with teammates Asafa Powell, Yohan Blake and Nickel Ashmeade after winning the Men's 4 x 100m relay final on Day 14 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Getty Images

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 19: Usain Bolt of Jamaica celebrates after winning the Men's 4 x 100m Relay Final on Day 14 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 19, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Usain Bolt put the seal on a glittering Olympic career on Friday with a blistering 4x100m relay victory that clinched sprint's first ever 'triple triple'. Getty Images

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 19: Carolina Marin of Spain celebrates match point against V. Sindhu Pusarla of India during the Women's Singles Gold Medal Match on Day 14 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Riocentro - Pavilion 4 on August 19, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Spain's Carolina Marin became the first non-Asian women's singles badminton champion, winning in three games against PV Sindhu — who became India's first ever female Olympic silver medallist. Getty Images

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 19: Ekaterini Stefanidi of Greece competes in the Women's Pole Vault Final on Day 14 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 19, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)

Greece's Ekaterini Stefanidi won the women's pole vault on Friday after virus-stricken defending champion Jenn Suhr crashed out. Getty

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 19: (L-R) Silver medalist, Jared Tallent of Australia, gold medalist, Matej Toth of Slovakia, and bronze medalist Hirooki Arai of Japan, pose on the podium during the medal ceremony for the Men’s 50km Race Walk on Day 14 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 19, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Silver medalist Jared Tallent, gold medalist Matej Toth and bronze medalist Hirooki Arai pose on the podium during the medal ceremony for the Men’s 50km Race Walk. World champion Matej won a gruelling 50km walk littered with casualties including France's Yohann Diniz. Getty

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 19: German players celebrate as they receive their medals following victory in the Women's Olympic Gold Medal match between Sweden and Germany at Maracana Stadium on August 19, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Germany handed departing coach Silvia Neid the perfect send off by claiming women's football Olympic gold for the first time thanks to a 2-1 win over Sweden in front of a huge crowd at Rio's Maracana. Getty

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 19: Vivian Jepkemoi Cheruiyot of Kenya celebrates winning the Women's 5000m Final and setting a new Olympic record of 14:26.17 on Day 14 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 19, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)

Kenyan former world champion Vivian Cheruiyot reeled in 10,000m champion Almaz Ayana of Ethiopia to win the women's 5,000m title. Getty Images

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 19: Great Britain celebrate after winning the Gold medal match on penalties against the Netherlands during the Women's hockey Gold medal match between The Netherlands and Great Britain on Day 14 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games held at the Olympic Hockey Centre on August 19, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Great Britain won their first Olympic Games women's hockey gold medal with a dramatic shoot-out triumph over two-time defending champions, the Netherlands. Getty Images


Published Date: Aug 20, 2016 12:49 PM | Updated Date: Aug 21, 2016 14:08 PM

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