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History-maker Bolt looks forward to relaxation

THESSALONIKI, Greece — He swayed to the music of "Zorba the Greek" before his race, and afterward took time to sign autographs for a swarm of children at Kaftanzoglio stadium.

Now that his record-breaking season is over, Usain Bolt said Sunday after winning the 200m in 19.68 that he has one remaining priority: "Sleep!"

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The Jamaican is looking forward to six weeks of quiet after he flies home to Jamaica on Monday — following a season that saw the 23-year-old smash his own 100 and 200-meter records at the world championships last month.

"I was running on fumes. That was the last race this year. … It was the last energy I had," Bolt said. "I’m just happy the season is over … I was really tired. Hopefully I’ll get lots of rest. I’m not looking forward to any one thing. I just want to go home."…Read More

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