Usain Bolt Height, Weight, Age, Biography, Wife & More
Bio Real NameUsain St. Leo Bolt NicknameLightning Bolt ProfessionJamaican sprinter Physical Stats & More Heightin centimeters- 195 cm in meters- 1.95 m in Feet Inches- 6’ 4½” Weightin Kilograms- 94 kg in Pounds- 207 lbs Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 46 Inches - Waist: 34 Inches - Biceps: 16 Inches Eye ColourDark Brown Hair ColourBlack Track and field Turned ProIn 2004 at the CARIFTA Games in Bermuda. International DebutIn 2008 at the Beijing Olympics. Coach/MentorMcNeil, Fitz Coleman, Glen Mills EventsSprints ClubRacers Track Club Records (main ones)• His record of 9.58 seconds (100 meters) is the fastest run ever. • He also holds the record of 2nd fastest run in 9.63 seconds. • He holds the World Record of 19.19 seconds in 200 meters. • In 2009, during 150 meters run, he ran 100 meters in 8.70 seconds which is the fastest 100 meters ever. • In 2008, became the first athlete in the history of Olympics to win both 100 meter & 200 meter races in record times. • In the 2012 London Olympics, he became the first athlete to win gold medals in both 100 meter & 200 meter races in consecutive Olympics. • In the 2012 London Olympics, became the first athlete to set 3 World Records in a single Olympic. • By winning 3 golds at the 2016 Rio Olympics, he became the only athlete to complete unprecedented Triple Triple in the history of Track & Field events. Career Turning PointOn 31 May 2008, when he set a new 100 meters World Record. Personal Life Date of Birth21 August 1986 Age (as in 2017)31 Years Birth PlaceSherwood Content, Trelawny, Jamaica Zodiac sign/Sun signLeo NationalityJamaican HometownKingston, Jamaica SchoolWilliam Knibb Memorial High School, Jamaica CollegeUniversity Of Technology, Jamaica Educational QualificationsNot Known FamilyFather- Wellesley Bolt Mother- Jennifer Bolt Brother- Sadiki Bolt Sisters- Sherine Bolt
Some Lesser Known Facts About Usain Bolt
Does Usain Bolt smoke?: Not Known
Does Usain Bolt drink alcohol?: Yes
In his childhood, he loved to play Cricket & Football in the streets of Jamaica with his brother.
In his school he was the fastest runner in the 100 meter race.
His primary coach, McNeil, was sometimes get frustrated by his penchant jokes.
At the 2001 IAAF World Youth Championships in Hungary, he made his 1st appearance on the world stage.
Bolt is one of only 9 athletes to win World Championships at the youth, junior & senior level.
He holds the world record for the fastest athlete in the 100 meter (in 9.58 seconds) Track and Field event.
He is an 11-time World Champion.
In the Track and Field, he is considered as the highest paid athlete ever.
He has been rewarded with a number of honors & awards including Track and Field Athlete of the Year, World Athlete of the Year and Laureus World Sportsman of the Year (3 times).
He has collaborated with the Soul Electronics and has launched 2-types of Bolt edition in-ear headphones- Run-Free.
He also runs a clothing line- the Bolt Collection.
In 2012, his own Apple app, the Bolt, was launched for the Apple iOS phone users.
During his record breaking stunt in New York, a lightning storm was passed over the sky and hence, media nicknamed him- Lightning Bolt.
Bolt’s first sports choice was Cricket.
He is a big fan of Football game and has desired to play for the Manchester United.
He made his signature pose known as- Bolting, during the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
In an interview, Bolt said that he would retire from athletics after the 2017 World Championships.