Entertainment Sports Usain Bolt Counts Second Gold in Rio as He Races Final Individual Event If Jamaica can pull out a win in Friday's relay, Bolt will finish his Olympic career with nine gold medals. By Naja Rayne Published on August 18, 2016 11:00 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images Usain Bolt claimed his second gold in Rio, beating out the competition in the men’s 200-meter sprint. Bolt, 29, finished at 19.78 seconds, closing out Andre De Grasse of Canada and France’s Christophe Lemaitre. “I wasn’t happy with the time when I crossed the line, but I’m excited I got the medal, that’s the key thing,” he said after the race. “The fact that I came here and I executed what I wanted is a brilliant feeling.” After Thursday’s event the Jamaican runner counted his eighth gold medal total and his third medal in this specific event. RELATED VIDEO: Five Things to Know About Record-Smashing Sprinter Usain Bolt On Sunday the sprinter won gold in the 100-meter men’s race, making history, as he became the first man to win three consecutive gold medals in the race. Bolts next and final event is Friday’s men’s 4×100-meter relay.