Usain Bolt is the greatest sprinter of all time. His determination and will power made him a legend of all time. He is the best sprinter in the world not just because of his running competency. But he is a well-rounded runner that people always look up to. Bolt is certainly makes his Mother Country proud. Usain Bolt holds the credit of completing a ‘triple-triple’ at three consecutive Olympics by earning three gold medals. He earned a total of nine gold medals over his long course of Olympic career. With a height of 6 feet 5 inches, he takes his height as an advantage of his career.
A Man With International Recognition
Usain Bolt holds the credit of the fastest man who has ever lived in the world. All his records claim that. He born and brought up in Jamaica. It is a country with a population of less than 3 million people. Although he comes from an undeveloped country, Usain achieved international recognition. He got celebrity status only because of his sheer athleticism. He certainly inspires not only the aspiring sprinters but all the youngsters in the world.
Personal Life Of Usain Bolt
Usain was born in Jamaica on August 21, 1986. He is from a small town in Jamaica called, Trelawny. He was interested in different sports as a youngster. But later took sprinting seriously. Usain is unmarried. But he confirmed that he was dating Jamaican model Kasi Bennet for nearly three years. He earned a good fortune as an athlete. His net worth is approximately $35 million.
Fame And Recognition
Usain recognized throughout the world after the 2008 Olympic Games. It was his first participation in Olympics. He was courageous enough to participate despite his inexperience at major championships. Bolt won three gold medals at this game. He also participated in the 2012 Olympics. In this Olympics also he won three gold medals. Bolt won the 100m and 200m. He also set a world record in the men’s 100 m relay.
Achievements Of Usain Bolt
Everybody knows that Usain Bolt holds the credit of ‘triple-triple’. He is an 11-time world champion. Bolt also holds world records in races for 100 meters at 9.58 seconds. He completed 200 meters race at 19.19 seconds. Usain has eight Olympic gold medals achieved as a reigning champion. He won those medals at three consecutive Olympics held in 2008, 2012, and 2016. A biographical film released on his life named, I Am Bolt, in 2016. The film narrates his journey from a village in Jamaica to winning eight gold medals. You can see the obstacles he faced on his winning journey.
A phenomenal athlete, Usain Bolt is the fastest man in the world. With a good height, he can do long strides. His height helps him to maintain a good speed for a longer time. In addition, he can decelerate at a slower rate compared to short sprinters. He is the only man in history to set three world records in the Olympic competition. He made a good fortune from his athletic career. His net worth is almost 35 million dollars.