He won a record breaking treble treble in three Olympics to become the first man in history to ever achieve such a gargantuan feat. Bolt celebrated and posed, and the world was in awe.
Now Jamaicam sprinter Usain Bolt loses gold medal he won in the 4x100m relay. His nine Olympic gold medals have now been reduced to eight after Jamaican team-mate Nesta Carter tested positive for a banned substance.
Guilty Carter was part of the Jamaican quartet that won the 4x100m in Beijing in 2008. There brilliant performance was we
A thorough doping process designed to weed out even the most careful drug cheat. His was one of 454 doping samples retested by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) last year, and has been found to contain the prohibited substance methylhexaneamine.
The 31 year old Carter was also part of the squad that won gold at the same event at London 2012 games.