CONFIRMED: Usain Bolt is dead

The Jamaican Mission to the United States has confirmed the demise of the nation’s sports icon Usain Bolt. An Ohio Hospital first broke the news on the death of the Jamaican Sprinter to them.

Rumors about his death reached the Jamaica Mission on Sunday morning few minutes before the hospital’s confirmation.

The 100 and 200m world record holder is said to have been secretly hospitalized in Ohio for the past week.

The cause of his death is not immediately known.

Bolt, 30, was regarded as the fastest human ever timed, he was the first man to hold both the 100 metres and 200 metres world records since fully automatic time became mandatory.

authorities in Jamaica are yet to issue a statement on his demise.

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