Usain Bolt : No Regrets But Could Have Done Better

Usain Bolt : No Regrets But Could Have Done Better
6/8/2017

Usain Bolt said he had no regrets, as his farewell victory ended in a defeat to his rival Justin Gatlin in the 100m ended in a World Championship final. 

Gatlin, was welcomed with boos into the race while Bolt was celebrated in due to his previous doping allegations, surprised everyone who he overtook fellow country man Christian Coleman and Usain Bolt To win the 100m World  Championship. 

"No regrets. I came out and did my best, I was always to end no matter what happened - win, lose or draw I was always going to walk away," Bolt said.

"It doesn't change anything in my career, I have done everything I can do for the sport and for myself. It's time to go.

"It doesn't change anything. I lost the race to a great competitor, I came third to a young kid coming up - he has a great talent and a great future ahead of him.

"No matter what happened this season I was going to come out and do my best. I did it for the fans, they really wanted me to do one more season.

"I worked hard, I'm definitely disappointed. No one is going to be happy they didn't win but I knew I came out here and I gave my all."



Usain Bolt still went on to Celebrate even in defeat, which blew minds away but more of his cheers were taken away by the American Champion Gatlin. 

Bolt added: "For me, over the years, he has done his time, if he's here then it's okay. I will always respect him as a competitor.

"Over the years he has worked hard and he is one of the best I have competed with. I know if I don't show up he's always going to win and he showed up.

"He deserves to be here because he's done his time and he's worked hard to get back to being one of the best athletes.

"He is a great competitor. I've always said that about Justin Gatlin. You have to be at your best and I wasn't and that's what I respect about him because he competes and I really appreciate competing with him.

"He's an excellent person, as far as I'm concerned. He's good at it and just a good person."
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