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Usain Bolt: Olympic Gold Medalist and All-Around Athlete

Devin NoonanCorrespondent IIIDecember 25, 2016

Usain Bolt: Olympic Gold Medalist and All-Around Athlete

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    Usain Bolt is one gold medal away from becoming the best Olympic sprinter of all time.

    On Thursday, he will perform a feat that has never before been seen when he becomes the first man to ever win consecutive golds in the 200-meter and 100-meter dash.

    What more will there be for Bolt after he establishes firm control over his title of "World's Fastest Man?"

    Well, it turns out that the 25-year-old sprinter has his fair share of options.

Track

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    When Usain Bolt wins the 200-meter dash in London, he will officially be the greatest sprinter to ever walk the face of the earth.

    He already holds the world records for both the 100-meter and 200-meter dash, so there really won't be much left for him to do on the track.

    Sure he could lengthen the distance, but that would also open up the possibility of an older Bolt showing vulnerability.

    Then again, he could always decide to return to the Summer Games once more and reclaim his thrones for a third time.

Soccer

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    After his 100-meter victory last week, Usain Bolt mentioned that he would be interested in a possible soccer career after his retirement.

    Needless to say, Manchester United jumped at the opportunity to give the speedster a chance.

    According to Yahoo! Sports, the team is already working on putting together a tryout for Bolt once the Olympics have officially passed.

    Whether he actually has the talent to play for Man. U. will remain to be seen.

    Regardless, the publicity that this will bring to the team is well worth giving him a shot.

Cricket

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    Rumors have already begun to surface about a possible future in cricket for Jamaican teammates Yohan Blake and Usain Bolt.

    According to CricketCountry.com, Yohan Blake has reportedly signed to play for the Royal Challengers Bangalore next season.

    If this is in fact true, it would not be surprising to see Bolt make his way over to the Indian Premier League as well.

    The same report that mentions Blake's signing also alludes to a bidding war for Bolt's services between the Kolkata Knight Riders and the Mumbai Indians.

    Does this mean that the two fastest men in the world will be taking their talents to India in the near future?

Basketball

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    Believe it or not, Bolt has some skill on the basketball court too.

    In late June, he was selected in the Harlem Globetrotters' sixth annual player draft.

    He has yet to make any kind of indication that he's interested in pursuing this opportunity, but it is possible.

    With his leaping ability and lightning speed, it's no surprise that he's drawn the attention of the most entertaining team in basketball.

    If he decides to leave track and fails to follow his passions for soccer and cricket, then who knows?

    Maybe the next stop in this talented athlete's career is a tour with the Globetrotters.

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