Bolt gets ninth gold

Jamaica's Usain Bolt holds the flag of Brazil after winning the gold medal in the men's 4x100-meter relay final during the athletics competitions of the 2016 Summer Olympics at the Olympic stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday, Aug. 19, 2016. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Jamaica’s Usain Bolt holds the flag of Brazil after winning the gold medal in the men’s 4×100-meter relay final during the athletics competitions of the 2016 Summer Olympics at the Olympic stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday, Aug. 19, 2016. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Jamaica’s Usain Bolt turned a close 4×100 relay race against Japan and the United States into a runaway as Jamaica crossed the line in 37.27 to win gold at the Rio Games. That leaves Bolt with an unprecedented nine golds in nine career Olympic races, including victories in the 200 and 100 this week. Bolt has said the relay would be the final event of his Olympic career.

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