PARTY-loving Usain Bolt downed rum and cognac at an all-night bash within the run as much as his final race.
Video obtained by The Solar additionally exhibits the monitor legend dancing with girls and taking a activate the decks at a barbecue celebrating a late good friend’s life at the household’s residence in West London.
Days later he took the final leg in London’s World Athletics Championships 4x100m relay — however pulled up with acute cramp in his left hamstring.
A pal at the celebration stated: “He was saying ‘Hello’ to everybody and he was very, very flirtatious. I noticed him kissing one of many girls. He was there till 6am.”
He swigged glasses of Hennessy cognac and Wray and Nephew rum.
Revellers have been celebrating the lifetime of excessive jumper Germaine Mason, a childhood pal of Bolt in Jamaica who gained a silver medal for Staff GB in 2008.
Mason misplaced management of his bike whereas coming back from a Kingston social gathering with the dash king and different buddies in April and crashed.
Bolt helped dig the grave and carry the coffin of his good friend, having travelled to the scene shortly after the accident.
And Mason's sudden dying at the age of 34 knocked Bolt so badly that the eight-time Olympic gold medallist admitted he couldn’t face coaching.
Bolt stated: “It was tough for me. Firstly it actually took us unexpectedly and it sort of set me back a bit coaching-sensible, as a result of mentally I wasn’t able to even practice for 2 weeks or two and a half weeks.
“I needed to take off and just attempt to gather myself.
"So I'm just truly working exhausting now to attempt and get back to the place I used to be, however I'm assured in myself and in my coach that we will get it completed as a result of we’ve got carried out it for years and years.
"This yr is not any totally different, so it was robust, and I’ve to concentrate on what I have to do and I do know my pal would need me to go on the market and do my greatest as all the time and to be robust and to be targeted on what must be executed."
Bolt noticed his hopes of a golden ending to his sensible profession ended at the World Championsips when he was crushed into third by medicine cheat Justin Gatlin and rising star Christian Coleman.
However the Jamaican shrugged off the defeat by partying at a London burlesque membership.
Bolt and pals have been noticed within the VIP space of The Field Soho, a membership well-liked with celebrities and as soon as visited by Prince Harry.
It’s the second time the eight-time Olympic champion has taken within the sights on supply at the controversial venue, having additionally partied into the early hours there in March.