Who is Usain Bolt ?
# Usain St. Leo Bolt, known as Usain Bolt to all the sprint lovers out there, is arguably one of the most impressive track athletes the world has ever seen was born in 1986, August 21 in the city of Trelawny in Jamaica.
# His date of birth makes him a Leo.
# Bolt is the first man to win both the 100 and 200 meter races in the Olympics in a record time.
# Bolt’s height is 6 feet 5 inches.
# Bolt recalled his childhood in the modest town of Trelawny and said that he had no other thing to think about than sports then.
# He had started running at early ages and had become the school’s fastest runner in the age of twelve in his local school.
# At the age of 15, Bolt won the 200 meter dash in World Junior Championship of 2002 making him the youngest world-junior gold medalist.
# He was then given the nickname “Lightning Bolt”.
# He started in the professional track events then and was chosen for the Jamaican Olympic team for 2004 Olympics.
# But he couldn’t perform in the event due to the injuries he sustained in his hamstrings.
# His injuries kept him from reaching his full potential and as his coach said, Bolt was too much into practical jokes and less focus which had also hampered his performances.
# In 2007 though, the two silver medals that he won in the Osaka World Championships made him focus o his career.
# Beijing Olympics in 2008m changed it all for Bolt. He ran the 100 meter and 200 meter and won both of the races.
# He actually sprinted slowly in the last moments of the race which stirred up controversies later.
# In the 2012 London Olympics, Bolt got his fourth Olympic gold medal and also set a world record of 9.63 seconds in the 100 meter race.
# He won the 200 meter sprint in the London Olympics as well.
# Bolt is the only first person to set three world records in one single Olympics tournament.
# Bolt is now participating in the 2016 Rio Olympics and more results will be out soon.
# He has also fully cooperated for doping tests in the Rio Olympics and has a really emphasized view on fair play.
# Bolt has tremendous love for dancing and he is really seen as a relaxed person often puling pranks. Bolt also has tremendous interest for cricket.
# If anything other than a sprinter, Bolt said that he would love to be a fast pace bowler. He is a fan of Waqar Younis, Sachin Tendulkar, Chris Gayle and Matthew Hayden.
# Talking of his sponsorships Bolt has had sponsorships deals with Puma, Gatorade, Virgin Media, iTunes etc.
# All of his details can be found in usainbolt.com.
# Bolt has also written an autobiography titled My story: 9.58: Being the World’s Fastest Man which was published in 2010.
# Bolt has earned numerous awards, some of them being IAAF World Athlete of the Year, Track and Field Athlete of the Year and the Laureus Sportsman of the Year.
Who is Usain Bolt Dating ?
Bolt is currently single.
We don’t have any information about his past affairs & dating.
What is Usain Bolt Net Worth ?
Usain Bolt earned $32.5 million in 2016 as per Forbes.
- Birthday: August 21, 1986 (age 31 years)
- Birth Place: Sherwood Content, Jamaica
- Birth Name: Usain St. Leo Bolt
- Famous As: Usain Bolt
- Height: 1.95 m
- Nationality: Jamaican
- Career end: 2017
- Movies: I Am Bolt