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World Record Holder Usain Bolt To Reassess Career After London

Usain Bolt is considering switching to the long jump if he retires from sprinting after the London 2012 Olympics.

On Friday, the world and Olympic 100-and 200-metre champion said he’d assess his career options after London, with an eye on finishing to acclaim as one of the greats of track and field.

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This month, the 24-year-old Jamaican told British media he’d like to pursue a professional football career and gave himself another four years in athletics.

“Definitely I will go one more Olympics … and from there I will decide what I want to do,” Bolt was quoted as saying yesterday by the Australian Associated Press….Read More At JamaicaObserver

“My coach may want to go to another one, but we will determine how I am going because I definitely want to retire on top,” said Bolt,

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  1. manoj baliyan

    September 28, 2010 at 8:39 am

    bolt is great athlete i am great fan of bolt i am also an athlete 400m manoj baliyan from INDIA

  2. cheap mcafee

    September 28, 2010 at 5:31 pm

    I’m tempted to say “what a load of crap!” just for the sake of irony, but I’ll refrain

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