Jamaican Exceptionalism


Earlier, Bolt accepted his third gold, cementing him as by far the biggest star of the championships after he set stunning world records in the 100 and 200. He only had one explanation why an island nation of 2.8 million could challenge the U.S. team for so long.

“We’re determined, that’s why we’re so good,” Bolt said. “And Jamaica is wonderful.”

via The Associated Press: On last day of worlds, US comes through.