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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 21 August 1986Montego Bay, Jamaica
Birth NameUsain St. Leo Bolt
Nickname Lightning Bolt
Height 6' 4¾" (1.95 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Usain Saint Leo Bolt is a Jamaican sprinter. Regarded as the fastest human being ever timed, he is the first man to hold both the 100 metres and 200 metres world records since fully automatic time became mandatory. He also holds the world record in the 4 × 100 metres relay. He is the reigning World and Olympic champion in these three events.

Bolt gained worldwide popularity for his double sprint victory at the 2008 Beijing Olympics in world record times. He later became the first man at the modern Olympic Games to win six gold medals for sprinting. He was the first to win consecutive Olympic 100 m and 200 m titles (2008 and 2012). At the 2016 Summer Olympics, he became the first track athlete in modern Olympic history to win three gold medals in one discipline, with his win in the 100 m sprint. He also won the gold medal in the men's 200 m, his third gold in the event at the Olympic Games.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Dibyayan Chakravorty

Trivia (4)

World record holder in the 100 meter dash in 9.58 and 200 meter dash in 19.19 seconds.
Won three gold medals at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing: 100m, 200m and 4 x 100m relay, and repeated this achievement at the 2012 Olympics in London.
Is the only Olympian on the top Forbes 100 list who doesn't play professional basketball, golf, tennis or soccer.
Ranked No. 32 on Forbes Magazine's annual list of the top 100 highest-paid athletes.

Personal Quotes (62)

You do not want to get married at 22! Especially if you're famous, because girls are going to be throwing themselves at you.
I work hard, and I do good, and I'm going to enjoy myself. I'm not going to let you restrict me.
Yeah, I am lazy. There's no doubt about that.
There are things that bother me. I try not to let them, but they do.
My name is Bolt, Lightning Bolt.
I know what I can do so it doesn't bother me what other people think or their opinion on the situation.
A lot of legends, a lot of people, have come before me. But this is my time.
As long as I'm in great shape, nobody beats me, for sure.
There are better starters than me but I'm a strong finisher.
For me, I'm focused on what I want to do. I know what I need to do to be a champion, so I'm working on it.
I really want to try soccer after I retire because I've watched football over the years and I think I could be a good contender.
All I have to do is to work on transition and technique.
I've learned over the years that if you start thinking about the race, it stresses you out a little bit. I just try to relax and think about video games, what I'm gonna do after the race, what I'm gonna do just to chill. Stuff like that to relax a little before the race.
Manners is the key thing. Say, for instance, when you're growing up, you're walking down the street, you've got to tell everybody good morning. Everybody. You can't pass one person.
I'd like to say to all my fans out there, thanks for the support. And to all my doubters, thank you very much because you guys have also pushed me.
I don't even like to go out onto the streets sometimes because I can't get anything done. People want pictures and autographs all the time.
If I get to be a legend, I've achieved my goal.
People always say I'm a legend, but I'm not. Not until I've defended my Olympic titles. That's when I've decided I'll be a legend.
I can't really live outside Jamaica. I can be away, but only for a while.
You have good days and bad days.
I don't think limits.
I was playing cricket first and my cricket coach was the one that introduced me to track and field.
Track and field was very big when I was growing up.
When people see your personality come out, they feel so good, like they actually know who you are.
Come on... when you're running, if you see you're going to win, you're going to celebrate.
If Queen Elizabeth knighthooded me and I would get the title Sir Usain Bolt. That sounds very nice.
I would rather be lying in a bed than changing one.
I've worked hard over the years, I've been injured and I've worked hard through it, and I've made it.
But anybody who steps into the lane beside you is the biggest competition because they made it to the finals.
Once a year I will clean my room, just because I feel I should.
I think my acceleration is very good. That's the key for me.
If you're the Olympic champion then they have to wait four more years to get you again.
Every season, for me, it's like starting from scratch again.
I know what to do and I go and execute.
It's a great feat for me to have broken my world record.
I don't like losing anyways.
I like to have fun, just stay relaxed.
I don't know the history of my sport. I'm not like those people who know everything.
I try to lead by example.
I don't read a lot of books.
My hunger is always there.
If you think about racing too much you may just lose it a little bit.
I will run against anybody.
Repeating is harder than anything else.
It's always a wake-up call to get beaten.
I remember once, actually the first race I ran, I fell.
People like to see showdowns.
I wouldn't say I'm a phenomenon, just a great athlete.
Sometimes you lose sight of what's going on around you.
I have dedicated my life to the 200m, I really love the 200m a lot.
My brother is really, really slow.
I have matured a lot.
But if I keep my core and back strong, the scoliosis doesn't really bother me.
My relationship with everyone in Jamaica is good.
I don't put myself under pressure.
My coach told me if I broke the national record for the 200, I could run a 100.
I don't think about records.
I just love dancing.
I like music a lot.
I really don't have a favorite meal. I eat anything.
You can get beat any day.
Where I'm from, there is no violence, pretty much.

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