Jamaica's Usain Bolt competes in the men's 200-meter semifinal during the athletics competitions of the 2016 Summer Olympics at the Olympic stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
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History-maker Usain Bolt said he deserves to be among sport's all-time greats after romping to a third straight Olympic 200m gold.With a third consecutive sweep of the 100m, 200m and relay sprints in sight Friday, the world's fastest man argued he should be in the pantheon of sporting heroes with Pele, Muhammad Ali and Michael Phelps.Bolt, who has now won a staggering 19 Olympic and world titles, insisted he had run his final individual Olympic race.Bolt's achievements rank with swimmer Phelps -- the most successful Olympic athlete ever -- who signed off with five more gold medals in Rio to extend his record tally to 23 .But Bolt, who turns 30 when the Rio Games close Sunday, refused to say who was the greatest Olympian.
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