Usain Bolt, born on August 21, 1986 in Trilloni, Jamaica, Jamaican runners and football players, men’s 100m, 200m champions in the 2008, 2012, 2016 Olympic Games, men’s 100m , 200 meters world record holder.
In 2004, Bolt became a professional athlete. In the same year, in the 200m competition of the Caribbean Community Games, he ran 19 seconds and 93, becoming the first young athlete to run into 20 seconds.
On May 31, 2008, at the Reebok Athletics Grand Prix in New York, the world record was broken with 9.72 seconds, creating his first world record.
In August, in the men’s 100 meters competition of the Beijing Olympic Games, he broke the world record he maintained with a score of 9 seconds 69. And in the subsequent 200 meters, 19 seconds 30 broke the world record created by Michael Johnson.
In 2009, at the World Championships in Berlin, the men’s 100 meters won the championship with a score of 9 seconds 58 and set a new world record. In the men’s 200m race, he broke his world record with 19 seconds 19. Bolt thus became the world champion double crown.
In 2012, at the London Olympics, he became the first player in the history of the Olympic Games to defend the 100-meter and 200-meter champions. In the history of the men’s 200-meter event, he was the first athlete to defend the title.
In 2013, at the World Championships in Moscow, the men’s 100m, 200m and 4x100m relays won three gold medals. The total number of gold medals in his World Championships reached eight, which tied the record of American star Carl Lewis and Michael Johnson. .
In 2015, at the Beijing Athletics World Championships, men’s 100m, 200m and 4x100m champions were won.
On August 14, 2017, after the 2017 World Athletics Championships, Bolt officially announced his retirement on the 400-meter runway of the London Bowl.
On November 25, 2017, Bolt was awarded the Chairman’s Special Award at the 2017 World Class.