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Please note that this is an unofficial fan site purely developed out of my love for athletics and dedicated to bringing together all of the latest news and results for the superstar that is Usain Bolt. For more information on Usain Bolt Autobiography please check out our page here.

Career Highlights – Updated August 2012

  • 2012 – 200 metres – Gold (London Olympics) – 19.32
  • 2012 – 100 metres – Gold (London Olympics) – 9.63
  • 2011 – 4 x 100 metres – Gold (World Athletics Championships) – 37.04 – World Record
  • 2011 – 200 metres – Gold (World Athletics Championships) – 19.40
  • 2009 – 4 x 100 metres – Gold (World Athletics Championships) – 37.31
  • 2009 – 200 metres – Gold (World Athletics Championships) – 19.19 – World Record
  • 2009 – 100 metres – Gold (World Athletics Championships) – 9.58 – World Record
  • 2008 – 100 metres – Gold (Beijing Olympic Games) – 9.69 – World Record
  • 2008 – 200 metres – Gold (Beijing Olympic Games) – 19.30 – World Record
  • 2008 – 4 x 100 metres – Gold (Beijing Olympic Games) – 37.10 – World Record
  • 2008 – World 100m Record – 9.72 – Reebok Grad Prix
  • 2007 – 200 metres – Silver (World Athletics Championships) 19.91
  • 2005 – 200 metres – Gold (Central American and Caribbean Championships) – 20.03
  • 2004 – 200 metres – Gold (Carifta Games) – 19.93 World Junior Record
  • 2003 – 200 metres – Gold (World Youth Championships) – 20.40
  • 2002 – 200 metres – Gold (World Junior Championships) – 20.61

About Usain

Usain Bolt was born in Trelawny Jamacia on 21th August 1986.  He is the son of Grocery Store owners Wellesley and Jennifer. Usain attended the nearby Waldensia Primary School and later went on to William Knibb High School where his talent was recognised by Dwight Barnet, his high school physical education teacher. Barnet became his mentor and guided the young sprinter to his World Junior Championship win in the 200m event in front of a packed Jamaica National Stadium.  He also won two silver medals at these games.

In 2003 he won gold again at the World Youth Championships in Canada running the 200m in 20.40 seconds.  The following year saw him run 19.93 seconds, becoming the first junior to break the 20-second mark and breaking Lorenzo Daniel’s world 200m junior record.

Bolt continued to develop in 2005 and 2006 before running 19.75 to break the 36-year-old national record held by Don Quarrie by 0.11 seconds at the 2007 Jamaican Championships.  He ended the year by winning the silver medal in the World Championship 200m Osaka.

2008 has obviously been Bolts best year to date.  After only ever running a few competitive 100m races, Bolt ran 9.76 seconds at an International Invitational Meet in Kingston on May 3rd becoming the second fastest man in history behind his compatriot Asafa Powell.

On May 31st Usain Bolt ran 9.72 to break the 100 metres World record in New York at the Reebok Grand Priz meet at the Icahn Stadium beating the 9.74 seconds previously set by Powell.  Tyson Gay finished second in a personal best 9.85 seconds. 

Bolt celebrates his 22nd Birthday on August 21th the same day he will join Asafa Powell and other compatriots in the opening round of the Men’s 4 x 100m Relay.

By this time he may be Olympic 100m and 200m champion and going for a 3rd medal.  Whatever happens the future is definitely bright for Usain Bolt.

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