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Bruce Jenner

Usain Bolt is

DELUSIONAL

8/13/2012 7:35 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Usain Bolt is OUT OF HIS MIND ... at least according to Bruce Jenner ... who doesn't think the Jamaican sprinter was living in reality when he called himself the greatest athlete of all time.

Jenner -- who took home the gold in the decathlon in the 1976 Olympics -- was leaving LAX this weekend when we asked him about the declaration of greatness Bolt made about himself after dominating at the Olympics last week

"He's the best sprinter," Jenner said ... adding, "He can't pole vault, he can't throw anything ... that's an athlete."

Jenner made it clear ... he believes decathletes rank the highest when deciding "most athletic" ... and when asked if Bolt would be able to compete in his sport, Bruce didn't hold back ..."He would be terrible."

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Joan K    

Sorry, meant to say comments.

768 days ago
32.

Tracy    

After he declared himself a legend (sorry, Usain, it doesn't work that way...), Bob Costas said something to the effect of "No one could think more highly of Usain Bolt than Usain Bolt thinks of himself, so we'll just leave it at that." Well put, my friend. He better be wearing a parachute when his career is over, he's made *no* friends in the field, and he falls from that lofty perch on which he's put himself.

768 days ago
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nightwatch83    

Bolt may not be the best 'all round' athlete but he is pretty amazing. Why do people feel they have to criticise him.. do they think they can do better? He is at the least the best sprinter ever.. he may not be able to do the long jump as well as Bruce but I seriously doubt Bruce would come anywhere near Bolt in the 100m race. I doubt he would be so happy if people were shooting his stepdaughters down for all the stupid stunts.. Bolt has worked hard and achieved something truly amazing, why does he feel he needs to criticise him for that?

768 days ago
34.

Belizeanborn    

Bruce is not a racist, he is correct in stating that Bolt is totally wrong. Bolt is the best sprinter in the world right now but the winner of the decathlon, Ashton Eaton, is the best athlete in the world. When Bolt can master the high jump, long jump, the javelin, the shot put, the 100m. 400m, 1500m races, 110 hurdles, pole vault and the discus throw, then and only then can he claim to be the best athlete in the world. Until then he should STFU.

768 days ago
35.

BW    

Bolt said "he was the greatest athlete to live" amongst other un-humble things. I agree with Bruce.

768 days ago
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Amber    

Hate to say it, but Brucy has a valid point here... Bolt is a self-centered A$$!

767 days ago
37.

Lemonade    

If nothing else, Bruce knows athletics. He's correct on his opinion. Bolt is losing fans - his ego is as big as the rest of him. Costas made a comment about that.

People don't like winners with big egos. They like to hear a thanks and a nod to teamates with a humble nature.

767 days ago
38.

Meggie24    

... and Bruce is delusional if he thinks he still looks like a man.

767 days ago
39.

Lola    

Of any athletic achievement, it should be said, "This person was the best at the event they won on this day, at this time, in this place." Tomorrow, it might be a different story. Anyone who watches many contests such as gymnastics, racing, other events, know that all it takes is one misstep to knock a winner, a champion, off a pedestal. That's not to detract from the person who won an event, but it is a moment in time. And time is an ever flowing river...

767 days ago
40.

Jay W.     

Have to agree with Jenner.

767 days ago
41.

Seymour Bluffs    

Careful Bruce, he is on Kim's mile long bucket list of black guys she wants to f__K before she dies....

767 days ago
42.

laffnbear    

I have always thought the same. Message to Michael Phelps: Those freakish long arms won't help you run.

767 days ago
43.

Harlin's Garage    

Bruce, here's a tip from someone thats gots some smarts... Hold a press conference to announce you are filing for divorce. Also announce the release of you own sex tape with anyone other than your wife. (Either another guy, or a chick that is young and hot.)
Then sue the whole Kardashians for MENTAL ANGUISH AND EMOTIONAL DISTRESS AND TRAUMA.

767 days ago
44.

Mali    

(In Kim Kardashian voice) Shut up Bruce!

767 days ago
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seamus     

I think Bolt spoke those words riding on the high of the Olympics. Jenner may know sports but he can't say his sport is the hardest and is the sport which all others should be judged. Didn't Michael Jordan demostrate that when he tried other sports and did not do well? Jenner should look in the mirror and if he thinks he looks good then I would have to say he is delusional.

767 days ago
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