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I want to dominate through to Rio, says Bolt

Paris: Jamaican sprint sensation Usain Bolt has a gold medal haul like no other but the global superstar says he is far from finished yet.
     
Three golds from the London Olympics in the 100, 200 and 4x100m relay mirrored his success in the Beijing Games of 2008.
     
In between he nailed a gold treble at the 2009 Berlin world championships and also won two golds in Daegu in 2011, a false start in the 100m putting paid to another clean sweep.
     
He holds the world records in the 100 and 200m (9.58 and 19.19sec, both set in Berlin), and was part of the record-breaking Jamaican relay squad (36.84sec in London Olympics).
     
But now the 26-year-old, who will race the 200m at the Paris leg of the Diamond League at the Stade de France on Saturday, has his sights set on further "dominating" the sport.
     
"I want to dominate sprinting until the Rio Games. To dominate the competition, remain the best despite all these young, ambitious sprinters appearing on the scene, all wanting to beat me,” said Bolt.
     
"I remember asking (US track legend) Michael Johnson the year he retired from sport what he thought of his career. He explained to me his pride at having been able to dominate his sport all the way to the end. My objective is the same," the Jamaican added.
     
Bolt explained that a love of "competition" was the key to his motivation. "I still get just as much of a kick out of it. The more I run in competition, the more I want to surpass myself," he said.

(Agencies)

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