World record sprinter Usain Bolt takes on taxi in a race - and wins

World record sprinter Usain Bolt takes on taxi in a race - and wins

Eight-time Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt hit the track once again, and this time he challenged a motorcycle taxi to a race in the Peruvian capital of Lima and won.

The electrifying Jamaican sprinter stood alongside the colourful motorcycle taxi and was off to a flying start before easily jogging past the finish line.

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In the video tweeted by Bloomberg, Bolt then greets hundreds of his fans cheering him on before striking his famous 'Lightning Bolt' pose.

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Bolt retired from athletics after the 2017 World Athletics Championships in London.

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The world record-holder won eight Olympic Gold medals between 2008 and 2016 — winning the sprint double over 100 and 200 metres in three consecutive Olympic Games.

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