22 Awesome Facts You Didn’t Know About Usain Bolt

Is he one of us or an alien from some other galaxy? Find it yourself

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There is not a single percent of doubt that Usain St. Leo Bolt is a legend. Being an 11 time World Champion, 9 times Olympic Champion, 3 times Laureus Sportsman of the Year and a triple world record holder, he is the best sprinter to ever run the track. He is among the most decorated Olympian. He has superhuman abilities. He is, in one word, ‘amazing’ personality.

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Most of the people did not know that he wasn’t born with a silver spoon and was never provided good facilities to train. And He is definitely not an overnight sensation. It took years in the making the legend he is today. He carved his way into the support.
His background makes us feel like he is one of us but his records make him alien. He is arguably the most gifted and the most talented sprinter.

So here are the facts about Usain Bolt.

  1. He stands 6 feet 5 inches tall which is very tall for anyone even for a sprinter 

        usain bolt in grey suit

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  1. In 2009, Bolt paid over £10,000 to adopt an abandoned Cheetah cub. Since then he has been paid £2,300 for its upbringing. 

    usain bolt with cheetah

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  1. He is a standout cricket player. His team even defeated Yuvraj Singh’s team in an exhibition match.usain bolt palying cricket

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  1. He won a 200 m silver medal in Jamaican School Championships. He is born to race. usain bolt won school championship

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  1. At the age of fifteen, Bolt had same height he is now having, 6 feet 5 inches. 

#tall #young #fast

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  1. Bolt has the best start in the sport, belying his height. usain bolt running

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  1. In 2002, a 15 year Bolt won the junior championship held in Jamaica. In the process, he became the youngest ever junior gold medalist in the history. #young #gold #junior

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  1. Bolt turned pro in 2004. He has been taking the world by storm since then. 

 #pro #storm

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  1. He has his own gaming app. It was rated as the second best European free app. #European #free #game

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  1. He completed a triple triple at the Rio Olympics 2016. It means that he won 3 gold medals 3 times in 3 different Olympics. uasin bolt in the TripleTriple race in Rio

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  1. Bolt also owns a restaurant named ‘track and records’ in Jamaica. He and his restaurant are very famous among the people there. #track&records #famous #Jamaica

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  1. He has won Laureus World Sportsman of the Year thrice. He is a legend. 

#Laureus #three

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  1. Bolt has run at a speed of about 27.8 mph. This is super-fast for a human. 

    Bolt has run at a speed of about 27.8 mph. This is super-fast for a human.

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  1. He has his own clothing line in collaboration with Puma. usain bolt promoting puma brand

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  1. He has his own watch with Hublot. bolt promoting hublot

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  1. Bolt will hang his boots after the 2017 world championships. The legend will bid farewell to the track. world champion usain bolt

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  1. Bolt is one of only eight athletes to win world championships at the youth, junior, and senior level of an athletic event. Lightening bolt!! #one_of_eight #youth #championships #usain bolt

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  1. In 2011, Bolt was a special guest of Manchester United at UEFA Champions League Final in London, where he stated that he would like to play for them after his retirement. 

#UEFA #London #Man 963 usian bolt

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  1. Bolt is known as a practical joker. He disappeared during his trials in 2002 only to be discovered later by the police. 

usain bolt practical joker

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  1. He finished the hundred meters in just 8.70 seconds during the 4×100 relay in 2012 London Olympics. usain bolt on the running track

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  1. He won as many as 4 medals in CARIFTA games in 2003. It was too much for a 16 year old boy. #16 year #CARIFTA

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  1. He is nicknamed ‘Lightening Bolt’. His signature pose is also known by the same name. #lightening_bolt #fastest lightening bolt

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Indeed, Usain Bolt is the fastest man and a simple guy.

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