The 26-year-old swept both sprints to become the first athlete to win back-to-back 100 metres and 200 metres titles at an Olympic Games, following his success in the Beijing Olympics four years ago.
Usain Bolt (left) with coach Glen Mills. Pic/Getty Images
“I want to give thanks to Glen Mills. He is the greatest person; he has been a father figure, my mentor, he’s been a coach and for me he is the person that makes me laugh,” Bolt was quoted as saying by CMC Wednesday.
“He’s truly a great person overall. He is the greatest coach ever.”