Who is Usain Bolt? Biography, Wiki, Age, Family, Become a Father, Career, Net Worth

Usain Bolt
Usain Bolt

Usain Bolt Biography – Wiki

Usain Bolt was born on born 21 August 1986 in Sherwood Content, Jamaica. His full name is Usain St Leo Bolt. He is a world record holder in the 100 metres, 200 metres and 4 × 100 metres relay. Owing to his achievements and dominance in sprint competition, he is widely considered to be the greatest sprinter of all time.

 

Usain Bolt Age

He is 33 years old. He stands to height of 1.95 m.

Personal life

Bolt expresses a love for dancing and his character is frequently described as laid-back and relaxed. His Jamaican track and field idols include Herb McKenley and former Jamaican 100 m and 200 m world record holder, Don Quarrie. Michael Johnson, the former 200 m world and Olympic record holder, is also held in high esteem by Bolt.

Bolt has the nickname “Lightning Bolt” due to his name and speed. He is Catholic and known for making the sign of the cross before racing competitively, and he wears a Miraculous Medal during his races. His middle name is St. Leo.

Usain Bolt Biographical film

A biographical film based on the athletic life of Bolt to win three Olympic gold medals, titled I Am Bolt, was released on 28 November 2016 in United Kingdom. The film was directed by Benjamin Turner and Gabe Turner.

Career

An eight-time Olympic gold medallist, Bolt is the only sprinter to win Olympic 100 m and 200 m titles at three consecutive Olympics (2008, 2012 and 2016). In addition he won two 4 × 100 relay gold medals. He gained worldwide fame for his double sprint victory in world record times at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, which made him the first person to hold both records since fully automatic time became mandatory.

An eleven-time World Champion, he won consecutive World Championship 100 m, 200 m and 4 × 100 metres relay gold medals from 2009 to 2015, with the exception of a 100 m false start in 2011. He is the most successful athlete of the World Championships. Bolt is the first athlete to win four World Championship titles in the 200 m and is the joint-most successful in the 100 m with three titles.

Bolt improved upon his second 100 m world record of 9.69 with 9.58 seconds in 2009 – the biggest improvement since the start of electronic timing. He has twice broken the 200 metres world record, setting 19.30 in 2008 and 19.19 in 2009. He has helped Jamaica to three 4 × 100 metres relay world records, with the current record being 36.84 seconds set in 2012. Bolt’s most successful event is the 200 m, with three Olympic and four World titles. The 2008 Olympics was his international debut over 100 m; he had earlier won numerous 200 m medals (including 2007 World Championship silver) and holds the world under-20 and world under-18 records for the event.

Usain Bolt Reveals He is Expecting His First Child With Girlfriend Kasi Bennett

Athlete Usain Bolt has confirmed his girlfriend Kasi Bennett is expecting his first child with girlfriend Kasi Bennett.

Taking to Instagram, the sportsman, 33, shared a stunning snap of Kasi while adding the caption: ‘I just want to say a KING or QUEEN is about to be HERE.’

Fans soon flooded the comments with praise and congratulations for the happy couple, who typically keep their romance under wraps.

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Prior to the announcement, Usain revealed hopes to have children with his longtime girlfriend ‘in the near future’, following years of enjoying a low-key romance.

He said: ‘Something I’ve learnt is it’s never a good time to have kids,’ he said. ‘It took me a while to figure that out. It’s never a good time. You just have to buckle down and do it. It’s in the near future, so, hopefully. We’ll see.’

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