Usain Bolt wants his last Olympic headline to be one word — Immortal.
Bolt spoke with NBC’s Peter Alexander in Kingston recently as he trains for his fourth and final Olympics.
The six-time Olympic champion ran his first race since Aug. 29 on Saturday, clocking a “rusty” 10.05 seconds in a victory in the Cayman Islands.
He then reportedly visited a German doctor for a hamstring problem this week. Bolt also was slowed by a reported ankle injury in winter training.
“Track and field is unforgiving,” Bolt told Alexander on TODAY. “You’ll be out for two or three weeks, and it feels like you haven’t trained a day in your life when you go back on the track.”
Bolt also said he’s “not really stressed” about the Zika virus.
“Hopefully by the time we get there, they’ll have it under control,” Bolt said and then joked, “I’m fast. [Mosquitoes] can’t catch me.”
Bolt is next scheduled to race 100m against Olympic decathlon champion Ashton Eaton on Friday in Ostrava, Czech Republic.