When we talk about Olympics , how can we not talk about Usain St. Leo Bolt.Popularly known as Usain Bolt, he gained worldwide fame as sprinter.This talented man also hold 8 medals in Olympics
Bolt was born on 21st August 1986 in Sherwood Content, a small town in Jamaica. As a kid he was always interested in sports. He played football and cricket most. He stated ,”When I was young, I didn’t really think about anything other than sports”. Bolt mainly focused on other sports but his cricket coach notice his speed on cricket field and urged him to try track event. Following the advice of his coach he won his first annual high school medal in 2001; he took silver medal in 200 metres with a time of 22.04 seconds.
Bolt is a world record holder in 100 metres, 200metres and 4×100 metres relay. Bolt is a also a first athlete to win four World Championship titles in 200 m and is one of the most successful in 100 m with three titles. His achievements are so great that earned nickname “Lightning Bolt” . Bolt retired after 2017 World Championships, when he finished third in last Solo 100 m race, opted out of the 200 m and pulled up in 4×100 in relay final.