Actor Danny Glover, in a trip to Jamaica recently said that the world’s fastest man Usain Bolt, will successfully defend his titles in Rio at the age of 32.
The American actor has seen plenty of track and field talent in his time, among them sprinting legends Carl Lewis and Jessie Owens, but praised Bolt as the “greatest runner ever” and believes Bolt’s unique physical abilities puts him in a different class.
Bolt recently faced down another noted American sprinter, Justin Gatlin, at the Beijing World Championships. The double world record holder had been caught short on form heading into the championships, but still did enough to hold off the in-form Gatlin over both the 100m and 200m events.
Gatlin has vowed to return stronger for next year’s Rio Olympics but the Lethal Weapon, and The Color Purple star’s money will still be on Bolt.