Usain Bolt's Legacy Endures as He Remains in Top 5 Most Written-About Athletes
BEIJING, CHINA - AUGUST 27: Usain Bolt of Jamaica crosses the finish line to win gold in the Men's 200 metres final during day six of the 15th IAAF World Athletics Championships Beijing 2015 at Beijing National Stadium on August 27, 2015 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images for IAAF) *** Local Caption *** Usain Bolt

Rio DreamSouth African sprinter Akani Simbine recently beat former world record holder Asafa Powell to set a new record.

Sine then, the 22-year-old, who broke the South African 100m record at a meeting held in Budapest, Hungary on Monday 18 July, running 9.89 seconds, has been asked questions like, “can you beat Usain Bolt?”

See below, two questions he was asked about Bolt, the king of track and field, by journalist Melissa Javan.

MJ: Do you think you can beat Usain Bolt?
AS: Bolt is an amazing athlete and the greatest of all time. I want to be there when I get more mature and experienced in the game.

MJ: What do you think of people calling you “the next Bolt”?
AS: It’s a great honor to be mentioned alongside a great like him. I’m making sure that I put in the work so that I can live up to that title.


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