Sports Usain Bolt's teammates blast London 2017 organisers after superstar's farewell turns into a nightmare

15:41  13 august  2017
15:41  13 august  2017 Source:   MSN

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Could not subscribe, try again laterInvalid Email. Usain Bolt ' s teammates blasted London 2017 organisers after his farewell race turned into a nightmare . Yohan Blake, Julian Forte and Omar McLeod were desperate to give the Jamaican superstar a golden goodbye.

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Usain Bolt's teammates blasted London 2017 organisers after his farewell race turned into a nightmare.

Yohan Blake, Julian Forte and Omar McLeod were desperate to give the Jamaican superstar a golden goodbye.

Instead Bolt ripped a hamstring which the Reggae Boyz blamed on being kept waiting in the cold for far too long.

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USAIN Bolt ’ s teammates have slammed London 2017 organisers after he suffered a nightmare end to his career. Bolt ’ s sudden injury ended is career in sorry style after he planned to retire from the track following the championships.

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McLeod raged: “It was ridiculous man, we were there around 45 minutes waiting outside. I think they had three medal ceremonies before we went out.”

Blake added: “They were holding us too long in the call room. The walk was too long. Usain was really cold.

“Usain said to me, 'Yohan, I think this is crazy’. We keep warming up and waiting, then warming up and waiting. I think it got the better of us.

“We were over warm. And to see a true legend, a true champion go out there and struggling like that.”

Great Britain stormed to the gold medal, a British record of 37.47 seconds pipping USA to first place.

"An amazing and outstanding performance from that British team," Michael Johnson said on BBC Sport. "They beat everyone fair and square.

"They delivered on a night when everyone was here - not necessarily to see this. Adam Gemili was just ridiculous down the back stretch.

Usain Bolt strikes back at critics by revealing injury details .
Usain Bolt delivered a rebuke to those who questioned whether he really suffered an injury in his farewell race at the World Athletics Championships by revealing details of his hamstring tear on Thursday. The Jamaican, stung by speculation that he had pulled up in the anchor leg of the 4 x 100-metres relay final in London on Saturday because he was too far behind to win the race, said the injury would need three months of rehabilitation.Accompanied by an x-ray of the injury to his left hamstring, the eight-times Olympics gold medallist was also adamant in social media posts that he never cheated his fans.

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