NYON, Switzerland, August 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Multiple record-holder Usain Bolt entered the sports hall of fame with an illustrious performance in Rio. Three new gold medals; the first ever triple treble. Justin Rose recorded the first hole in one in the history of Olympic golf, and also took gold in golf's first return to the Games since 1904. Both exceptional feats that will carve the names of these two athletes, Hublot and Rio in history. Hublot is immensely proud of its ambassadors and would like to congratulate them on their performances worthy of a real Big Bang.
"Usain and Justin have written a new page of sporting history. They are the kind of achievements that the rest of the world can only dream of and be inspired by. The whole planet is in awe of their efforts. We are extremely proud to have them in the Hublot family!"
Ricardo Guadalupe, CEO Hublot
The first triple treble in history
The fastest man in the world confirmed his unrivalled status by pulling off a performance that won him his third triple Olympic gold. Following on from Beijing in 2008 and London in 2012, Bolt attained the much sought-after and exclusive triple treble - three gold medals in 100 m, 200 m and 4x100 m at three consecutive Olympiads.
The Big Bang Unico Usain Bolt is crowned in gold. Released in two limited editions - a 45 mm case cut from 3N yellow gold or black ceramic - the seconds of its chronograph flyback count the time under the impulse of a hand shaped like a lightning. The design features touches of green and gold, and a silhouette of the Jamaican flag adorns the strap. A lightning bolt silhouette is emblazoned across the sapphire case-back that covers the in-house UNICO movement. A symbol of victory to sport on the wrist.
First Olympic hole in one and Olympic golf champion
Aged 36, the British talent Justin Rose will now always be associated to the Olympic Games. During the qualifying round, he scored the first hole in one of the Olympic Games. On a par 3 hole, a shot of 172 metres that wrote him into the history books. A Hublot ambassador since 2015, Justin Rose is one of the world's top 10 players. A brilliant track record now crowned with an Olympic gold.
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