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

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'.

FP Sports August 20, 2016 12:49:10 IST
Rio Olympics 2016: Usain Bolt puts the seal on glittering Olympic career
Rio Olympics 2016 Usain Bolt puts the seal on glittering Olympic career

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 Olympics 2016 Usain Bolt puts the seal on glittering Olympic career

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 Olympics 2016 Usain Bolt puts the seal on glittering Olympic career

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 Olympics 2016 Usain Bolt puts the seal on glittering Olympic career

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

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

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 Olympics 2016 Usain Bolt puts the seal on glittering Olympic career

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 Olympics 2016 Usain Bolt puts the seal on glittering Olympic career

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 Olympics 2016 Usain Bolt puts the seal on glittering Olympic career

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

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