13 Facts You Didn’t Know About Usain Bolt..!!
Usain Bolt’s full name is Usain St. Leo Bolt. He was Born on 21st August 1986 in Jamaica. He is a Jamaican Sprinter and widely known as the Fastest Person in the World. He is the First man to win SIx Olympic Medals in Sprinting and also an Eight Time World Champion. He is also the the first man to hold the World Records of both 100m and 200m. Usain Bolt is the First man to win 100m and 200m tiltes in Consecutive Olympics which is called as “Double Double”. Bolt is also nicknamed as “Lightening Bolt”
On his 29th Birthday here we Present you 13 Unknown Facts about Usain Bolt.
1. Bolt is 6 feet 5 inches, which is generally considered as Very Tall for a Sprinter
2. His Victory Pose is World Famous and it is called as “To Di World” Pose
3. Usian Bolt is the Highest Paid Athlete in Sprinting History
4. Usain Bolt’s First Sport Preference was Cricket and he specialized as a Fast Bowler
5. Usain Bolt is a Fan of Christiano Ronaldo , he even offered him some Sprinting Tips.
6. Usain Bolt won the World Junior Championship at the age of 15, making him the Youngest Ever Gold Medalist at the World Junior Championship
7. Usain Bolt has his own Mobile Gaming App named “Bolt” , partnered with RockLive. It is the #1 App in Jamaica
8. Usain Bolt was Eliminated in the First Round in his First Olympic Appearance in 2004
He was Eliminated in 1st Round itself due to his Injury.
9. Usain Bolt is Nicknamed as “Lightening Bolt” because of his 100m World Record which was just after the Lightening Strom in New York in 2008 and also due to his Extraordinary Performance.
10. Usain Bolt is the First Man to hold World Championship Records, World Records and Olympic Records at the Same Time in all 3 Sprinting Events
11. Usain Bolt Ran the 100m Final in Beijing Olympics with Untied Shoe Lace
12. Usain Bolt earns approximately $21 Million including Prize Money, Endorsements etc
13. Usain Bolt is the Youngest Person to Receive “Order of Jamaica” at the Age of 23
Following are his Awards and Honours
- Laureus World Sportsman of the Year: 3 times each in 2009, 2010, 2013
- IAAF World Athlete of the Year: 5 times each in 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013
- BBC Overseas Sports Personality of the Year: 3 times each in 2008, 2009, 2012
- Jamaica Sportsman of the year: 5 times each in 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013
- Track & Field Athlete of the Year: 2 times each in 2008, 2009
Join us in Wishing the World’s Fastest Man A Very Happy Birthday.
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