Profile, Biography and Career records of Usain Bolt - Fastest runner in the world


This article gives you complete information about the fastest runner in the world Usain Bolt. This article also include biography and profile of Jamaican hero Usain Bolt. World records and career history of Usain bolt is also quoted in this article.

Biography of Usain Bolt


Usain Bolt was born in Jamaica in the year 1986. The full name of Usain bolt is Usain St Leo Bolt. His amazing skill in running was known to the world in 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China where bold has achieved three gold medals in that Olympic games. Bolt also put three world records in 100m, 200m and 4x100m relay. At the age of 14 itself Bolt showed some amazing talent in running. He had won many medals in national meeets at his early carrier.
Usain Bolt
Bolt got his first bronze medal in 80m hurdles. Ussain bolt was the first person for Jamaica to won a Gold medal in International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Junior Championships in 200m. Bolt also won IAAF Rising Star award for that performance. Bolt also set a record in junior 200m catagory in which he completed the track in 19.93 seconds.

In 2006 he got a second place in 200m in IAAF World Cup of Athletics held in Germany. 2007 was the year of records for Usain Bolt. In that year he had broken the record of 200m set by great runner Donald Quarrie after 30 years. This record was set in World Championship held in Osaka, Japan.

Usain Bolt also published a book named "Usain Bolt story" which includes all information of bolt life history written in his own words. Bolt has completed his schooling from Waldensia Primary school, Jamaica. In his school days he was the fastest runner in 200m. Usain Bolt is also interested in cricket. He was a good bowler and his favourite player is sachin Tendulkar and Waqar Younis and his favourite team is Pakistan.

Profile of Usain Bolt


Full name: Usain St Leo Bolt
Date of birth: 21-8-1986
Place of birth: Kingston in Jamaica
Nick name: Lightning Bolt and Thunder bolt
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 207 pounds
Main Events: 100m, 200m, 400m and 4x100m relay
Club Name: Racers Track Club
Coach name: Fitz Coleman
Olympic Record: 3 Gold medals in 2008 Beijing Olympics

Awards won by Usain Bolt


1)IAAF World Athlete of the Year:2008 and 2009
2)Track & Field Athlete of the Year:2008 and 2009
3)Laureus World Sportsman of the Year:2009 and 2010
4)BBC Overseas Sports Personality of the Year:2008 and 2009

World records of Usain Bolt


1)2009 World Championships Berlin

100m - 9.58 Seconds
200m - 19.19 Seconds

2)2008 Olympics held in Bejing, China

100m - 9.69 Seconds
200m - 19.30 Seconds
4x100m - 37.10 Seconds

3)World junior champion in Kingston, Jamaica in the year 2002

4)World junior record in 2004

200m - 19.93 Seconds

Career Records of Usain Bolt


World Junior Championships in Kingston, Jamaica(2002)

200 m: Gold medalist
4×100 m relay: Silver medalist
4×400 m relay: Silver medalist

World Youth Championships held in Sherbrooke, Canada(2003)

200m: gold medalist

CARIFTA Games held in Hamilton, Bermuda(2004)

100m: gold medalist

Central American and Caribbean Championships held in Nassau, Bahamas(2005)

200m: Gold medalist

World Athletics Final held in Stuttgart, Germany(2006)

200m:Bronze medalist

u>World Championships in Osaka, Japan(2007)

200 m: Silver medalist
4×100 m relay: Silver medalist

Olympic Games held in Beijing, China(2008)

100m: Gold medalist
200m: Gold medalist
4×100m relay: Gold medalist

World Championships in Berlin, Germany(2009)

100m: Gold medalist
200m: Gold medalist
4×100m relay: Gold medalist


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