World’s fastest human ever recorded, Usain Bolt:
Usain St Leo Bolt, a Jamaican sprinter is known for his peerless ‘Triple double’. two gold medals at three successive Olympic events. In fact, that phrase ‘Triple Double’ was ‘Triple Triple’ until Usain Bolt’s gold medal stripped off after the disqualification of his teammate in 4x100m, Nesta Carter’s for doping offenses in 2008, Bejing Olympics. Usain Bolt’s total of eight Olympic gold medal sprint times along with the 4×100 sprint time in Bejing Olympics which was actually a world record is as follows.
Since his childhood he has excelled among his peers and won regional championships in western Jamaica to national championships in Kingston,Jamaica.
Usain Bolt’s clean world records:
Usain St Leo Bolt is the only non-drug offender in 30 fastest ever 100m sprints. He had nine of 30 fastest 100m runs ever. He holds the present world records for 100m (9.58 secs), 200m (19.19 secs), and 4x100m (36.84 secs). Usain Bolt’s most successful event is the 200m, with three Olympic and four World titles.
The world started screaming Usain Bolt’s name when we re-wrote the history by his astounding sprints in 2008. He broke his own record for the 100m (9.58 secs) in 2009, Berlin world athletics. With that, he established new world record which still stands by his name.
OJ, The Order of Jamaica is the fifth of the six orders in the Jamaican honors system which is the equivalent of a knighthood in the British honors system.
CD, Order of Distinction is a national order in the Jamaican honors system. It’s a distinction through service which grades as an officer.
Best International Athlete ESPY Award (2009,2013,2017)
Best Track and Field Athlete ESPY Award (2010)
Milliyet Sports Award for World Athlete of the Year (2010)
Laureus World Sports Award for Sportsman of the Year (2010,2013,2017)
BBC Overseas Sports Personality of the Year (2008,2009,2012)
and more honors.
A Sad send-off for a legend:
Usain Bolt stumbled and unable to complete his career’s conclusive race. His final race ends up in an agony that he couldn’t manage to cross the finish line because of his left leg’s injury. He won the bronze medal in his final 100m dash. Usain Bolt said, “For me, I don’t think one championship or one race or the fact that I didn’t end my last race is going to change the fact of what I’ve done in the sport.”
The World has witnessed few tragic farewells in sports history. Among them, Boxing legend Muhammad Ali lost his final match and Australian legendary cricketer, Donald Bradman has gone for none in his last innings and failed to achieve an average of 100 in tests.