Usain Bolt became the first man to ever repeat as gold medalist in the 100m and 200m at the Olympics today.
|Usain Bolt says he is the greatest athlete to live [Photo: NYT]|
The victory puts him in the discussion for the greatest Olympian ever. But in Bolt's mind, the debate is already over.
“It’s what I came here to do. I’m now a legend. I’m also the greatest athlete to live.”
Bolt rubs some people the wrong way with his general cockiness and showmanship. And for those people, this quote will surely come off arrogant.
But for the rest of us, these quotes will just add to the myth of Bolt — one of the most joyful, self-confident athletes you'll ever see.