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Usain Bolt is considered to be the greatest sprinter in the history of mankind. This legend has won nine gold medals in track and field events in Olympics. He is the first man to win gold medals at three consecutive Olympic Games in 100m, 200m, and 4*100m relay events. He was born on August 21, 1986, in Jamaica. During his early days, he doubted his abilities and was quite laid back with his approach towards sports.
He was disappointed when he was eliminated in the first round of 200m at the 2004 Athens Olympics. But he didn’t give up and made a comeback with his excellent performances. His outstanding performance in the 2012 London Olympics and the 2016 Rio Olympics, ensured his place as the greatest sprinter in the annals of athletics history.
Height / Weight / Age
Usain Bolt has a towering height of is 195 cm and in feet inches, his height is 6’5”. His weight is 94 kg in Kilograms or 207 lbs in Pounds. In August 2020, he turned 34 years old. He has a beautiful dark brown eye color and his hair color is black. His body measurement is as follows 46 inches chest, 34 inches waist, and 16 inches biceps.
His net worth is estimated to be $30 million approximately. His car collection includes Ferrari 458, Ferrari F430, BMW M3, and Nissan GTR.
Education / Family
He was born to Jennifer Bolt and Wellesley. His parents worked at a shop where mostly grocery was sold. He attended William Knibb Memorial High School, where he played Cricket and was encouraged the latter to try running. He participated in the 200 meters racing event in the school, which he finished in 22.04 seconds. He has a brother named Sadiki Bolt and a sister named Sherine Bolt.
|Real Name||Usain St. Leo Bolt|
|Birth Place||Sherwood Content, Trelawny, Jamaica|
|Date Of Birth||21 August 1986|
|Height||In centimeters – 195 cm
In feet inches – 6’5”
|Weight||In kilograms – 94 kg
In pounds – 207 lbs
|Eye Color||Dark brown|
|School||William Knibb Memorial High School, Jamaica|
|College||University of Technology, Jamaica|
|Home Town||Kingston, Jamaica|
|Debut||2008 Beijing Olympics|
|Fathers Name||Wellesley Bolt|
|Mothers Name||Jennifer Bolt|
Career / Fashion And Style
IAAF World Youth Championship in 2001 was the first major international sporting event in which Bolt participated. In ‘2002 world junior championships’ he managed to win the 200m event by completing the race in just 20.61 seconds.
In 2005, he teamed up with a new coach named Glen Mills. In 2008, he won the 100m final by completing it in 9.69 seconds and became a world-renowned icon. He successfully defended both 100m and 200m Olympic sprint titles in the ‘2012 Summer Olympics’.
He won gold at 100m, 200m, 4*100m relay race with the timings of 9.79 seconds, 19.55 seconds, 37.36 seconds respectively in 2015 Beijing World Championships.
Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife and More
|Girlfriends||Mizicann Evans (2004-2011)
Taneish Simpson, Jamaican TV Personality (2010)
Lubica Kucerova, Slovakian Fashion Designer (2011-2012)
April Jackson, Jamaican Model (2013-2014)
Kasi Bennett (2014-present)
Here we are providing you the list of his favourite things.
|Favourite Athlete||Don Quarrie|
|Favourite Food||Chicken Nuggets, Ackee, and Saltfish, Chicken breast & Pasta|
|Favourite Book||Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki|
|Favorite Cricketer||Waqar Younis|
Some Interesting Facts About Usain Bolt
- In his childhood, he loved playing Cricket & Football with his brother and in the streets of Jamaica.
- In his school, Bolt was the fastest runner in the 100-meter race.
- McNeil, his primary coach got frustrated by his penchant jokes.
- He made his 1st appearance on the world stage, at the 2001 IAAF World Youth Championships in Hungary.
- He is one of the 9 athletes to win World Championships at the youth, junior & senior level.
- Bolt holds the world record for the fastest athlete in the 100-meter Track and Field event.
- He has been a world champion for 11-times.
- He is considered as the highest-paid athlete in the track and field.
- He has launched 2-types of Bolt edition in-ear headphones-Run-Free, by collaborating with the Soul Electronics.
- His hobbies are dancing, playing video games, watching cricket and football.
- For his practical jokes, he was detained by the police.
- At the Glasgow Commonwealth Games 2014, he made a controversial statement in which he criticized his own game.
- He is fond of the Football game and desires to play for Manchester United.
- During the 2008 Beijing Olympics, he made his signature pose known as ‘Bolting’.
- The media nicknamed him ‘Lightning Bolt’ because while recording-breaking stunt in New York, a lightning storm was passed over the sky.
- He contributed US$50,000 to the victims of the 2008 Siachen earthquake.
- In the CARIFTA Games 2003, he has bagged four medals.