Usain Bolt

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    Jamaica
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  • DATE OF BIRTH21 AUG 1986

Personal bests

Event Time (seconds) Venue Date Records Notes
100 metres 9.58 Berlin, Germany 16 August 2009 WR Also has the second fastest time (9.63) and shares the third fastest time of 9.69 with Tyson Gay and Yohan Blake. Bolt’s 9.63 is the Olympic record, set at the 2012 games.
150 metres 14.35 Manchester, United Kingdom 17 May 2009 World best He ran the last 100 m in 8.70, the fastest ever recorded time over a 100 m distance. This would equal an average speed of 41.38 km/h (25.71 mph).
200 metres 19.19 Berlin, Germany 20 August 2009 WR Also holds the Olympic record with 19.30, which was then (2008) a world record.
300 metres 30.97 Ostrava, Czech Republic 27 May 2010   This is the second fastest time, behind Michael Johnson’s 30.85. The event is not recognized by the IAAF.
400 metres 45.28 Kingston, Jamaica 5 May 2007    
4 × 100 metres relay 36.84 London, England 11 August 2012 WR Shared with Yohan Blake, Michael Frater and Nesta Carter.
  • In October 2008, he was made a Commander of the Order of Distinction, which entitles him to use the post nominal letters CD.
  • In 2009, at age 23, Usain Bolt became the youngest member so far, of the Order of Jamaica.  The award was ‘for outstanding performance in the field of athletics at the international level’.  In the Jamaican honours system, this is considered the equivalent of a knighthood in the British honours system, and entitles him to be formally styled “The Honourable“, and to use the post nominal letters.

 

International competition record

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
2002 World Junior Championships Kingston, Jamaica 1st 200 m 20.61
2nd 4×100 m relay 39.15 NJR
2nd 4×400 m relay 3:04.06 NJR
2003 World Youth Championships Sherbrooke, Canada 1st 200 m 20.40
2003 Pan American Junior Championships Bridgetown, Barbados 1st 200 m 20.13
2nd 4×100 m relay 39.40
2004 CARIFTA Games Hamilton, Bermuda 1st 200 m 19.93
2005 Central American and Caribbean Championships Nassau, Bahamas 1st 200 m 20.03
2006 World Athletics Final Stuttgart, Germany 3rd 200 m 20.10
2006 IAAF World Cup Athens, Greece 2nd 200 m 19.96
2007 World Championships Osaka, Japan 2nd 200 metres 19.91
2nd 4×100 metres relay 37.89
2008 Olympic Games Beijing, China 1st 100 metres 9.69
1st 200 metres 19.30
1st 4×100 metres relay 37.10
2009 World Championships Berlin, Germany 1st 100 metres 9.58
1st 200 metres 19.19 WR
1st 4×100 metres relay 37.31 CR
2011 World Championships Daegu, South Korea DSQ[226] 100 metres
1st 200 metres 19.40 WL
1st 4×100 metres relay 37.04 WR
2012 Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 1st 100 metres 9.63 OR
1st 200 metres 19.32
1st 4×100 metres relay 36.84 WR
2013 World Championships Moscow, Russia 1st 100 metres 9.77
1st 200 metres 19.66
1st 4×100 metres relay 37.36
2014 Commonwealth Games Glasgow, Scotland 1st 4×100 metres relay 37.58 GR

THE MYBOYSAY NATION OF TRACK AND FIELD ENTHUSIASTS WOULS LIKE TO CONGRATULATE USAIN BOLT ON ALL OF HIS ACCOMPLISHMENTS THUS FAR, AND WISH HIM WELL IN THE 2016 OLYMPICS IN RIO.