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Vivian Cheruiyot won gold in the women’s 5ooo metres as well as breaking Olympic record. Cheruiyot also won the silver medal in the women’s 10000 metres behind Ethiopian Almaz Ayana. The Kenyan star revealed her friendship with Jamaican sprint star Usain Bolt.

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                         Cheruiyot said she had shared a few motivational words with the Jamaican star before her 5,000 meters final.

But before her race, the Kenyan star was seen having a talk with Jamaican sprint star Usain Bolt.

Cheruiyot revealed to journalists after the race that she Bolt were good friends and they were also under the same athletics management.

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Vivian Cheruiyot and Usain Bolt at the Rio Olympics, Cheruiyot said Bolt was her close friend and had given her pep talk before her victory in the 5000m race.

Cheruiyot said she had shared a few motivational words with the Jamaican star before her 5,000 meters final.

Cheruiyot and her counterpart Hellen Obiri managed to overtake Ethiopian Almaz Ayana and the motivation from Bolt seemed to inspire her to win gold and break the Olympic record in what is expected as her last Olympics as she is 32 years now.Obiri_HellenFL-World13vivian-flag-15

Vivian Cheruiyot broke the Olympic record in a time of 14:26.17 and now adds the gold to the silver she won in the women’s 10000 metres at the Rio Olympics.

Cheruiyot had lost to the Ethiopian in the 10000m race and this was a sweet revenge for her.0fgjhs3pov6o9h2qkg.8347ea0f

Usain Bolt made history by being the first athlete to win the triple-triple( three gold medals in sprints) in the men’s 100 metres, 200 metres and the 4×100-meter relay.

Bolt made history by being the first athlete to win the triple-triple( three gold medals in sprints) in the men’s 100 metres, 200 metres and the 4×100-meter relay.

Bolt has also won three gold medals each in the same events at the Beijing Olympics in 2008 and London in 2012.

Bolt declared the Rio Olympics was his final competition and now retires as the greatest sprinter in the world.

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