Usain Bolt is set to feature at Rio 2016 despite of injury

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Six time Olympic gold medallist was forced to withdraw from his country’s trials because of a hamstring injury but he was allowed on Jamaica’s team headed to the Rio Summer Games after applying for a medical exemption.

United States, where the first three finishers in the trials win Olympic berths, Jamaica’s selection policy allows medical exemptions.

Bolt will be defending all three medals when he heads to Rio, having first secured the set at Beijing 2008.

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