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Usain Bolt Tries To Make History Again This Week

Jamaica's Usain Bolt celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win gold in the men's 100-meter on Sunday in Rio. (Lee Jin-man/AP)
Jamaica's Usain Bolt celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win gold in the men's 100-meter on Sunday in Rio. (Lee Jin-man/AP)
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Note: This BBC interview can be heard in the Here & Now podcast.

The second and final week of the 31st Olympiad is underway. Later this week, Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt tries to become the first athlete to ever win the 100- and 200-meter races in three straight Olympic Games. Sunday night, he triumphed in the 100 meter, edging his chief rival, American Justin Gatlin.

Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Alex Capstick of BBC Sports.

Guest

Alex Capstick, BBC sports correspondent in Rio. He tweets @cappo61.

This segment aired on August 15, 2016. The audio for this segment is not available.

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