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Watch Usain Bolt vs. the Segway…Ouch!

Spoiler alert: the Segway wins. Don't worry though, Bolt's okay!

Following an incredible double victory at the World Championships in Beijing where the famous Jamaican runner sprinted to victory in both the 100- and 200-meter finals, Usain Bolt encountered a formidable competitor: a reporter on a Segway.

If you are on two wheels near the greatest athletes in the world, it would probably be best to take a bit more care. But luckily, Bolt escaped from the crash more or less unscathed.

He told reporters on the scene: “It didn’t actually hit me in my Achilles, it hit me in my calf area…It’s alright, I will get over it. Never a doubt [for the relays], never a doubt. I am just going to get it massaged, ice it up a bit and I should be fine.”