Jamaica’s Bolt equals Carl Lewis’ record

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Jamaica's Nesta Carter, Jamaica's Kemar Bailey-Cole, Jamaica's Nickel Ashmeade and Jamaica's Usain Bolt celebrate after winning the men's 4x100 metres relay final at the 2013 IAAF. (AFP image)
News Americas, MOSCOW, Russia, Mon. Aug. 19, 2013: Jamaica’s Usain St. Leo Bolt ended the IAAF World Athletics Championship in Moscow with a new record.

Bolt, 26, now equals Carl Lewis’ record of 8 golds at a World Championships with wins in the 100, 200 and the 4X100-meters relay on Sunday.

The wins in World Championship of eight gold and two silver means he’s edged out sprint legend Carl Lewis who has eight gold, one silver and one bronze.

Bolt took to Twitter after the race to state: “We came, we saw, we conquer” Always a joy to run relay with my teammates. On 2 the next chapter.”

He also thanked fans for their love and shared a photos of him taking an ice bath on August 17th, insisting he needs to find another way of celebrating after races.