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Usain Bolt Wins Final Race of 2013 at Memorial Van Damme

Usain BoltUsain Bolt wrapped up the season Friday by winning the 100-meter race in 9.80 seconds at the Memorial Van Damme track meet in Brussels.

The Jamaican can now rest, spend time with family and enjoy soccer with friends, before getting back to work preparing for the 2014 season.

“I’ve been smiling ever since I got to the stadium, because I know it’s the last one,” Bolt said about his final race of the year.

Michael Rodgers of the United States came in second with 9.90–a season’s best for him. Jamaica’s Nesta Carter, finished third in 9.94.

American Justin Gatlin, who is the only sprinter to beat Bolt this year, began quickly, but could not keep up with Bolt’s power to the finish line. Gatlin fell to fourth with a 9.94.

Watch Bolt’s final race of 2013 in the video below.

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