Usain Bolt pays tribute to “legend” Kobe Bryant a year after his passing

Eight-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt shared a tribute to Kobe Bryant on the anniversary of his passing today.

Today marks the one-year anniversary of the passing of Kobe Bryant.

Bolt, who is also the double sprint world record-holder, posted a image of himself greeting the five-time NBA champ to social media with the caption, “Legends Live Forever #RIP”.

The image received overwhelmingly positive feedback on a day which saw Bryant’s name trend on Twitter as many shared memories of the deceased basketball star.

One person replied, “Elite athletes in one pic” along with a heart emoji, while another shared, “Iconic pic, SIP legend”.

The retired Bryant, his daughter Gianna, and seven others died in a helicopter crash on their way to a basketball game on January 26, 2020.