Usain Bolt beats motorcycle taxi in race in Peruvian capital

The 100m world record holder Usain Bolt has beaten a motorcycle taxi in a race in the capital of Peru.

The eight-time Olympic gold medallist easily sprinted ahead of the vehicle before easing off as he crossed the finish line in first place.

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TOPSHOT - Jamaican retired sprinter Usain Bolt poses after winning a race against a motorcycle taxi in Lima on April 2, 2019. - Bolt, considered the greatest sprinter of all times, is in Lima representing a sportswear brand. (Photo by Cris BOURONCLE / AFP) (Photo credit should read CRIS BOURONCLE/AFP/Getty Images)
Jamaican retired sprinter Usain Bolt prepares to race against a motorcycle taxi in Lima on April 2, 2019. - Bolt, considered the greatest sprinter of all times, is in Lima representing a sportswear brand. (Photo by Cris BOURONCLE / AFP) (Photo credit should read CRIS BOURONCLE/AFP/Getty Images)
Jamaican retired sprinter Usain Bolt races against a motorcycle taxi in Lima on April 2, 2019. - Bolt, considered the greatest sprinter of all times, is in Lima representing a sportswear brand. (Photo by Cris BOURONCLE / AFP) (Photo credit should read CRIS BOURONCLE/AFP/Getty Images)
Jamaican retired sprinter Usain Bolt races against a motorcycle taxi in Lima on April 2, 2019. - Bolt, considered the greatest sprinter of all times, is in Lima representing a sportswear brand. (Photo by Cris BOURONCLE / AFP) (Photo credit should read CRIS BOURONCLE/AFP/Getty Images)
Jamaican retired sprinter Usain Bolt crosses the finish line during a races against a motorcycle taxi in Lima on April 2, 2019. - Bolt, considered the greatest sprinter of all times, is in Lima representing a sportswear brand. (Photo by Luka GONZALES / AFP) (Photo credit should read LUKA GONZALES/AFP/Getty Images)
Jamaican retired sprinter Usain Bolt celebrates with the public after winning a race against a motorcycle taxi in Lima on April 2, 2019. - Bolt, considered the greatest sprinter of all times, is in Lima representing a sportswear brand. (Photo by Luka GONZALES / AFP) (Photo credit should read LUKA GONZALES/AFP/Getty Images)
Jamaican retired sprinter Usain Bolt celebrates after winning a race against a motorcycle taxi in Lima on April 2, 2019. - Bolt, considered the greatest sprinter of all times, is in Lima representing a sportswear brand. (Photo by Luka GONZALES / AFP) (Photo credit should read LUKA GONZALES/AFP/Getty Images)
El velocista retirado Usain Bolt, de Jamaica, calienta antes de competir contra un mototaxi en Lima, el martes 2 de abril de 2019 (AP Foto/Martín Mejía)
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt races against a mototaxi, in Lima, Peru, Tuesday, April 2, 2019. Bolt, who is on a publicity campaign for Puma, went on to win the 50-meter race. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt drives a mototaxi, after defeating the vehicle in a 50-meter race, in Lima, Peru, Tuesday, April 2, 2019. Bolt is on a publicity campaign for Puma. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt warms up next to his opponent, a mototaxi, before the start of their race, in Lima, Peru, Tuesday, April 2, 2019. Bolt, who is on a publicity campaign for Puma, went on to win the 50-meter race. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)
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The retired Jamaican sprinter then greeted hundreds of cheering fans who had come to see the race in Lima.

Bolt, 32, recently trialled at Australian football club Central Coast Mariners after a glittering career in athletics.

He won the 100m, 200m and 4x100m relays in the 2008, 2012 and 2016 Olympic Games, although he later had his 2008 relay title wiped after a teammate failed an anti-doping test.

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