Usain Bolt at the Olympics – level 1

24-08-2016 15:00

Usain Bolt wins the Olympic gold in three events. The third is for a 100-metre relay.

Jamaicans in Rio celebrate. Back home in Jamaica, people are very proud of him.

It is a great achievement, but it can also be his last. Bolt is going to retire next year.

Difficult words: relay (a race when runners in a team take turns), celebrate (be happy because of something good), achievement (something good that you do), retire (stop working).

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