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Usain Bolt Calls Bill Clinton 'the Greatest President'

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Former President Bill Clinton talks with sprinter Usain Bolt during the Formula One U.S. Grand Prix auto race at the Circuit of the Americas on Sunday in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

By    |   Monday, 23 October 2017 06:25 AM

Usain Bolt called former President Bill Clinton "the greatest president" during their visit together in Austin, Texas for Formula One's U.S. Grand Prix on Sunday.

The eight-time Olympic gold medalist from Jamaica was the honorary race starter for the event at the Circuit of the Americas while Clinton was an unannounced visitor to the race when they met, the Washington Examiner and NBC Sports reported.

"I'm here with the greatest president," Bolt said on a Snapchat video, which was also sent out on Twitter, where the Olympic champions said he was "with the boss himself."

NBC Sports said Clinton became the focus at the Circuit of the Americas' paddock after he arrived roughly three hours before the race.

The night before, Clinton joined the other four living former U.S. presidents at a fundraiser for hurricane relief at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas.

Racer Lewis Hamilton took Bolt for a ride in his Mercedes before the event and after winning Sunday's race, shared holding the trophy with Clinton, the Examiner said.

The celebrity list for the event included actors Woody Harrelson and Owen Wilson along with "CBS This Morning" host Gayle King.

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