7 Best Usain Bolt Moments

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The Jamaican sprinter, Usain Bolt, was born on 21st August 1989. He is currently regarded as the world’s fastest human, as he holds multiple records including the 9.58 seconds run in the 100-meter race at the Olympics, which he had set by beating his own previous record of 9.69 seconds. He is also the most successful athlete of the World Championship, as he has 3 titles in the 100 m and 200 m races. However, his illustrious career will be coming to a closure in this year’s World Athletics Championship in London, where he will run his final races. To further educate our readers about the top moments in Bolt’s career, here are “7 Best Usain Bolt Moments”.

1. Reebok Grand Prix: At the Reebok Grand Prix in New York, Bolt ran a 100 m in 9.72 seconds, setting a new world record, with 1.7 m/s of tail wind.

2. Beijing 2008 Olympics: Bolt won the 100 m final in only 9.69 seconds. It was later predicted that it would have been even lower if he had not celebrated before the finish line.

3. 2009 Berlin World Championships: He improved his 100 m record to 9.58 seconds and won his first gold medal at the World Championship.

4. 2010 Diamond League: The Jamaican set his personal best of 30.97 seconds in a 300 m race. However, he was not able to break the 10-year-old record of 30.85 seconds.

5. 2013 World Championships: He easily won the 200 m race and became the first man ever to win 3 gold medals in 200 meters at the World Championships in Athletics.

6. 2015 Beijing World Championships: Bolt narrowly defeated Justin Gatlin in the 100 m and joined Maurice Greene and Carl Lewis to win the title a record 3 times.

7. 2016 Rio Olympics: He won the 4 x 100 m relay and completed his “Triple-triple” of consecutive gold medals, before being stripped of one in 2017.

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