“This Will Be My final Season”- Emotional Usain Bolt Says

Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt (L) and district chief executive Ivo Vondrak pose for photographers during a press conference on June 26, 2017 in Ostrava, ahead of Golden Spike athletics meeting event. / AFP PHOTO / MILAN KAMMERMAYER
Jamaican sprint star Usain Bolt insists this “emotional” season will indeed be his last, bringing the curtain down on a glittering career which galvanised track and field at a time of doping and corruption scandals.

Bolt has won eight Olympic and 11 world gold medals in his career, but importantly was the outgoing, larger-than-life personality on whom athletics administrators could rely for a positive slant, an athlete widely recognised globally.

Asked whether he might carry on after this season, Bolt said: “No, I don’t think so!

“It’s just been a great…

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