Baku. 3 February. REPORT.AZ/ The Jamaican sprinter, eight-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt will not act after the World Cup-2017. Report informs citing the Reuters, the organizers of the Commonwealth Games 2018 have invited Bolt to take part in the event, but the athlete refused.
"In order to take part in 2018, I need to train more than ever to have a chance to win. That will not happen, "- said Bolt.
World Championships in Athletics will be held from 5 to 13 August in London.
Notably, Usain Bolt lost one of his nine Olympic gold medals after relay team mate Nesta Carter was found guilty of doping at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. As a result medals were taken from all the team.
Thus, Bolt became not 9-fold but 8-fold Olympic champion.