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Watch Usain Bolt help 'SNL' parody the vice presidential debate

October 15, 2012|By Houston Mitchell

"Saturday Night Live" parody of the vice presidential debate got a little help at the end from Olympics 100-meter gold medalist Usain Bolt.

It happened near the end of the segment, when Taran Killam, playing Paul Ryan, claims he won the 100-meter race at the London Olympics. After Jason Sudeikis, playing Joe Biden, says he did not, Ryan asks his training partner, Bolt, to come out and verify his claims.

Without spoiling it for those who want to watch it above, let's just say Bolt doesn't exactly stand by Ryan's claims.

Bolt won the 100 meters at this year's London Olympics in a time of 9.63 seconds, setting a new Olympic record.

He also won the gold medal in the 100 meters at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. With his 2012 win, Bolt became the first man to defend an Olympic sprint title since Carl Lewis in 1988.

The entire sketch from "SNL" is worth watching, but if you just want to watch what Bolt does, skip ahead to the 7:15 mark of the video.


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