101 Facts About Usain Bolt

1. In 2009, Usain Bolt paid just over £10,000 to formally adopt an abandoned cheetah cub—named Lightning Bolt— in Nairobi, and has since paid £2,300 a year to cover its upkeep at the orphanage.

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2. Usain Bolt took a financial stake in a new Australia-based track and field meeting series—Nitro Athletics.

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3. Usain Bolt highlighted his dislike of rival Tyson Gay's reduced ban for cooperation, given their close rivalry since the start of Bolt's career, saying "it really bothered me—really, really bothered me".

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4. In 2009, Usain Bolt paid just over £10,000 to formally adopt an abandoned cheetah cub—named Lightning Bolt— in Nairobi, and has since paid £2,300 a year to cover its upkeep at the orphanage.

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5. Usain Bolt took a financial stake in a new Australia-based track and field meeting series—Nitro Athletics.

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6. Usain Bolt highlighted his dislike of rival Tyson Gay's reduced ban for cooperation, given their close rivalry since the start of Bolt's career, saying "it really bothered me—really, really bothered me".

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7. In 2009, Usain Bolt paid just over £10,000 to formally adopt an abandoned cheetah cub—named Lightning Bolt— in Nairobi, and has since paid £2,300 a year to cover its upkeep at the orphanage.

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8. Usain Bolt took a financial stake in a new Australia-based track and field meeting series—Nitro Athletics.

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9. Usain Bolt highlighted his dislike of rival Tyson Gay's reduced ban for cooperation, given their close rivalry since the start of Bolt's career, saying "it really bothered me—really, really bothered me".

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10. In 2009, Usain Bolt paid just over £10,000 to formally adopt an abandoned cheetah cub—named Lightning Bolt— in Nairobi, and has since paid £2,300 a year to cover its upkeep at the orphanage.

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11. Usain Bolt took a financial stake in a new Australia-based track and field meeting series—Nitro Athletics.

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12. Usain Bolt highlighted his dislike of rival Tyson Gay's reduced ban for cooperation, given their close rivalry since the start of Bolt's career, saying "it really bothered me—really, really bothered me".

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13. In 2009, Usain Bolt paid just over £10,000 to formally adopt an abandoned cheetah cub—named Lightning Bolt— in Nairobi, and has since paid £2,300 a year to cover its upkeep at the orphanage.

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14. Usain Bolt is the only athlete in history to win Olympic 100m and 200m titles at three consecutive Olympics.

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15. Usain Bolt took a financial stake in a new Australia-based track and field meeting series—Nitro Athletics.

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16. Usain Bolt highlighted his dislike of rival Tyson Gay's reduced ban for cooperation, given their close rivalry since the start of Bolt's career, saying "it really bothered me—really, really bothered me".

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17. In 2009, Usain Bolt paid just over £10,000 to formally adopt an abandoned cheetah cub—named Lightning Bolt— in Nairobi, and has since paid £2,300 a year to cover its upkeep at the orphanage.

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18. Usain Bolt took a financial stake in a new Australia-based track and field meeting series—Nitro Athletics.

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19. Usain Bolt highlighted his dislike of rival Tyson Gay's reduced ban for cooperation, given their close rivalry since the start of Bolt's career, saying "it really bothered me—really, really bothered me".

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20. In 2009, Usain Bolt paid just over £10,000 to formally adopt an abandoned cheetah cub—named Lightning Bolt— in Nairobi, and has since paid £2,300 a year to cover its upkeep at the orphanage.

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21. Usain Bolt is a nine-time Olympic gold medalist and the world record-holder in the 100-meter, 200-meter and 4x100-meter runs.

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22. Usain Bolt should be happy he stayed on the track and off the football field.

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23. On Saturday, Usain Bolt provided a clear answer to anyone who would be tempted to poke the fastest bear on the planet.

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24. Usain Bolt took a financial stake in a new Australia-based track and field meeting series—Nitro Athletics.

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25. Usain Bolt highlighted his dislike of rival Tyson Gay's reduced ban for cooperation, given their close rivalry since the start of Bolt's career, saying "it really bothered me—really, really bothered me".

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26. In 2009, Usain Bolt paid just over £10,000 to formally adopt an abandoned cheetah cub—named Lightning Bolt— in Nairobi, and has since paid £2,300 a year to cover its upkeep at the orphanage.

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27. Usain Bolt has that Jamaican confidence many of us have because we have overcome so much just to get to the top and some Black Americans have a problem with us having that confidence and not conforming to THEIR definition of what it means to be "Black".

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28. Usain Bolt took a financial stake in a new Australia-based track and field meeting series—Nitro Athletics.

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29. Usain Bolt highlighted his dislike of rival Tyson Gay's reduced ban for cooperation, given their close rivalry since the start of Bolt's career, saying "it really bothered me—really, really bothered me".

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30. Usain Bolt yearned to run in the 100 metres but Mills was skeptical, believing that Bolt was better suited for middle distances.

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31. In 2009, Usain Bolt paid just over £10,000 to formally adopt an abandoned cheetah cub—named Lightning Bolt— in Nairobi, and has since paid £2,300 a year to cover its upkeep at the orphanage.

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32. Usain Bolt has that Jamaican confidence many of us have because we have overcome so much just to get to the top and some Black Americans have a problem with us having that confidence and not conforming to THEIR definition of what it means to be "Black".

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33. Usain Bolt took a financial stake in a new Australia-based track and field meeting series—Nitro Athletics.

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34. Usain Bolt highlighted his dislike of rival Tyson Gay's reduced ban for cooperation, given their close rivalry since the start of Bolt's career, saying "it really bothered me—really, really bothered me".

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35. In 2009, Usain Bolt paid just over £10,000 to formally adopt an abandoned cheetah cub—named Lightning Bolt— in Nairobi, and has since paid £2,300 a year to cover its upkeep at the orphanage.

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36. Usain Bolt took a financial stake in a new Australia-based track and field meeting series—Nitro Athletics.

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37. Usain Bolt highlighted his dislike of rival Tyson Gay's reduced ban for cooperation, given their close rivalry since the start of Bolt's career, saying "it really bothered me—really, really bothered me".

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38. In 2009, Usain Bolt paid just over £10,000 to formally adopt an abandoned cheetah cub—named Lightning Bolt— in Nairobi, and has since paid £2,300 a year to cover its upkeep at the orphanage.

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39. Usain Bolt took a financial stake in a new Australia-based track and field meeting series—Nitro Athletics.

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40. Usain Bolt highlighted his dislike of rival Tyson Gay's reduced ban for cooperation, given their close rivalry since the start of Bolt's career, saying "it really bothered me—really, really bothered me".

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41. In 2009, Usain Bolt paid just over £10,000 to formally adopt an abandoned cheetah cub—named Lightning Bolt— in Nairobi, and has since paid £2,300 a year to cover its upkeep at the orphanage.

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42. Usain Bolt took a financial stake in a new Australia-based track and field meeting series—Nitro Athletics.

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43. Usain Bolt highlighted his dislike of rival Tyson Gay's reduced ban for cooperation, given their close rivalry since the start of Bolt's career, saying "it really bothered me—really, really bothered me".

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44. In 2009, Usain Bolt paid just over £10,000 to formally adopt an abandoned cheetah cub—named Lightning Bolt— in Nairobi, and has since paid £2,300 a year to cover its upkeep at the orphanage.

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45. Usain Bolt was in South Africa as one of the co-hosts of Sun Met, an illustrious and acclaimed horse-racing event known as Africa's richest race day.

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46. Usain Bolt is an eight-time Olympic Champion and still holds world records in the 100 and 200 meter events, the latter of which he took from Johnson in 2008.

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47. Usain Bolt took a financial stake in a new Australia-based track and field meeting series—Nitro Athletics.

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48. Usain Bolt highlighted his dislike of rival Tyson Gay's reduced ban for cooperation, given their close rivalry since the start of Bolt's career, saying "it really bothered me—really, really bothered me".

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49. Usain Bolt took back the 100-meter world title on August 11, 2013, after having lost the title in 2011.

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50. In 2007, Usain Bolt broke the national 200-meter record held for over 30 years by Donald Quarrie, and earned two silver medals at the World Championship in Osaka, Japan.

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51. Usain Bolt reached the world Top 5 rankings in 2005 and 2006.

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52. At the age of 15, Usain Bolt took his first shot at success on the world stage at the 2002 World Junior Championships in Kingston, Jamaica, where he won the 200-meter dash, making him the youngest world-junior gold medalist ever.

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53. In 2017, Usain Bolt faced challenges on the track at the World Athletics Championships.

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54. Usain Bolt won three Olympic gold medals at the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London.

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55. Usain Bolt produced 11.4 horsepower during the100-meterr dash in 2009.

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56. Usain Bolt owns a 3-ton segment of the Berlin Wall.

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57. In 2009 Usain Bolt adopted an abandoned cheetah named Lightning.

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58. Usain Bolt being the fastest man has a top speed of 28 mph.

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59. Usain Bolt broke the world record in the 100 meters event with his shoelace undone.

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60. Usain Bolt demands his ad shoots to be done in Jamaica to bring money to his country.

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61. Usain Bolt is a Jamaican sprinter, track and field athlete, and Olympic legend who is known as the fastest man alive for setting and breaking world records.

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62. In 2009, Usain Bolt paid just over £10,000 to formally adopt an abandoned cheetah cub—named Lightning Bolt— in Nairobi, and has since paid £2,300 a year to cover its upkeep at the orphanage.

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63. Usain Bolt has an undying love for his homeland, Jamaica.

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64. In 2012 Usain Bolt made a cameo appearance in the opening sketch of broadcast of Saturday Night Live, hosted by Christina Applegate.

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65. Usain Bolt won three gold medals breaking three world records at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China.

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66. Usain Bolt set a new 100 m world record on 31 May 2008.

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67. Usain Bolt is a multiple world-record holder and Olympic champion with six gold medals for sprinting.

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68. In January 2012, Usain Bolt impersonated Richard Branson in an advertising campaign for Virgin Media.

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69. In September 2010, Usain Bolt travelled to Australia where his sponsor Gatorade was holding an event called the "Gatorade Bolt" to find Australia's fastest footballer.

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70. Usain Bolt has declared he is a fan of Dutch striker Ruud van Nistelrooy.

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71. Usain Bolt is an avid fan of the Call of Duty video game series, saying, "I stay up late [playing the game online], I can't help it.

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72. Usain Bolt is Catholic and known for making the sign of the cross before racing competitively, and he wears a Miraculous Medal during his races.

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73. Usain Bolt has the nickname "Lightning Usain Bolt" due to his name and speed.

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74. In January 2019, Usain Bolt announced his retirement from football, saying his "sports life was over".

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75. Usain Bolt left the Mariners in early November 2018 after 8 weeks with the club.

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76. Usain Bolt made his friendly debut for the club as a substitute on 31 August 2018 against a Central Coast Select team, made up of players playing in the local area.

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77. Usain Bolt wore the same number whilst captaining the World XI during Soccer Aid 2018 at Old Trafford.

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78. Usain Bolt wore the number "9.58" in allusion to his 100 m world record.

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79. Usain Bolt reiterated his desire to play for Manchester United if given a chance and added, "For me, if I could get to play for Manchester United, that would be like a dream come true.

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80. Usain Bolt was quoted by the BBC saying that the prospect of having to return the gold was "heartbreaking".

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81. Usain Bolt performed at the inaugural meet in February 2017 and led his team to victory.

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82. Usain Bolt took a financial stake in a new Australia-based track and field meeting series—Nitro Athletics.

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83. Usain Bolt highlighted his dislike of rival Tyson Gay's reduced ban for cooperation, given their close rivalry since the start of Bolt's career, saying "it really bothered me—really, really bothered me".

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84. Usain Bolt denied the loss was due to a hamstring issue he had early that year and Gatlin responded: "I don't know how many people have beaten Bolt but it's an honour".

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85. Usain Bolt was served an unexpected defeat by Justin Gatlin, with the American winning 9.94 to Bolt's 9.95.

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86. Usain Bolt celebrated by imitating the "Mobot" celebration of Mo Farah, who had claimed a long-distance track double for the host nation.

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87. Usain Bolt denied that this was the purpose of his celebration by saying, "I wasn't bragging.

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88. Usain Bolt announced that he would double-up with the 100 metres and 200 metres events at the Beijing Summer Olympics.

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89. Usain Bolt continued to develop in the 100 m, and he decided to compete in the event at the Jamaica Invitational in Kingston.

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90. Usain Bolt built on this achievement at the 2007 World Championships in Osaka, Japan, winning a silver medal.

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91. Usain Bolt was less enthusiastic, and demanded that he feel comfortable in his sprinting.

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92. Usain Bolt felt that both his work ethic and athleticism had much improved since the 2004 Olympics, and he saw the World Championships as a way to live up to expectations, stating, "I really want to make up for what happened in Athens.

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93. Usain Bolt headed to the 2004 Athens Olympics with confidence and a new record on his side.

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94. Usain Bolt became the first junior sprinter to run the 200 m in under twenty seconds, taking the world junior record outright with a time of 19.93 s For the second time in the role, he was awarded the Austin Sealy Trophy for the most outstanding athlete of the 2004 CARIFTA Games.

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95. Usain Bolt beat all comers at the 200 m in the World Championship trials.

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96. Usain Bolt won another gold at the 2003 World Youth Championships.

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97. Usain Bolt continued to set records with 20.61 s and 47.12 s finishes at the Central American and Caribbean Junior Championships.

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98. Usain Bolt made his first appearance on the world stage at the 2001 IAAF World Youth Championships in Debrecen, Hungary.

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99. Usain Bolt has a brother, Sadiki, and a sister, Sherine.

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100. Usain Bolt was born on 21 August 1986 to parents Wellesley and Jennifer Bolt in Sherwood Content, a small town in Jamaica.

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101. Usain Bolt receives important message from Pogba and Sterling on his football career.

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