Medal-hunter Usain Bolt still in legendary quest

With the credibility of athletics questioned in light of the recent positive doping tests of several stars including American sprinter Tyson Gay and Asafa Powell, Bolt's victory at the world championships was a boost for track and field as a whole.

updated: August 12, 2013 11:34 IST
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Moscow: No sooner did Usain Bolt happily pocket the 100m world gold than his focus was promptly switched to snagging two more golds in his never-dying quest to become a "real legend" of modern day track and field.

Bolt's blistering, world record-setting performances at the Berlin worlds in 2009 followed treble gold at the Beijing Olympics.

A blip in the Daegu worlds in 2011 saw him lose his 100m crown to teammate Yohan Blake after a false-start disqualification, but he rebounded for two more golds there before sealing a unique double treble at last year's London Olympics.

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