Bolt wants to emulate his three sporting heroes.
Sprinter Usain Bolt has given an in-depth interview to the Daily Mail about his most inspirational athletes and his desire to go down as one of the best of all time.
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The Jamaican can make history if he wins in Rio next year, and he is very much planning to go out on a high and retire in 2017, though he hopes he can become one of the greatest sportsmen ever first.
Asked about his idols, he replied simply: “Muhammad Ali, Michael Jordan and Michael Johnson.
“Over the years I have said I want to become a legend. I want to be remembered as one of the greatest sportsmen ever.
“It just takes one championship for people to start writing ‘well, he’s not that good now’. I have to protect my legacy and make sure that never happens.”