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Presentation on Usain Bolt
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Manuela Nyemeck The Lightning Bolt Born 21st August, 1986 Born in Trelawney, Jamaica He won the 100 meters gold medal with a time of 9.63 seconds, setting a new Olympic record for that distance and defending his gold medal from the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics. Before he went into Track and Field. He played cricket and Football with his brother. He was one of 3 children. He had a brother named.... SADIKI BOLT SHERINE BOLT Early Childhood/Life and a sister named.... His parents are.... Wellesley Bolt and Jennifer Bolt He attended Waldensia Primary School
and later went on to William Knibb High
School. He got moved to the greatest high school because he got recognized for talent by his physical education teacher,
who later on became his mentor. Usain Bolt's role model is Kevin Durant At the age 15, Bolt took his first shot shot at success on the world stage at the 2002 World Junior Championships in Kingston, Jamaica. He won the 200-meter dash, making him the youngest world-junior gold medalist ever. That year Bolt go an Association of Athletics Foundation's Rising Star Award and soon was given the nickname "Lightning Bolt" Growing up/Professional Career In 2005 Bolt was slowed by a troublesome hamstring injury. He qualified for the final of the 200m at the 2005 IAAF World Track and Field Championships in Helsiniki, Finland. In the cold and wet weather he pulled up before the finish line holding his hamstring. He missed what turned out to be a 'Jamaican Party' at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Australia in the 4x400 relay for the IAAF High performance Centre's team at the Gibson Relays in Kingston. In 2008 Usain bolt rewrote the history books and became one of the biggest sports stats on the planet. In 2008 Usain Bolt rewrote history books and became one of the biggest sports stats on the planet! In 2008 Usain Bolt rewrote the history books and became one of the biggest sports stats on the planet. He moved down in distance to the 100m sprint and in his second race of the year, he broke the world record with a time of 9.72 seconds in New York! Since then he has gone from strenght to strenght with his heroic achievements in the Olympic Games in Beijing and Daegu. He is undoubtely the 'World's Fastest Man' having broken the 100m world record three times and the 200m record two times. Usain Bolt has been awarded the Laureus World Sportsman of the Year award two occasions (2009 & 2010); the IAAF Male athlete of the year four times (2008, 2009, 2011 & 2012) as well as many awards in many countries in all corners of the world. He has his own clothing line in conjuction with Puma; his own match Hublot; his own headphone range 'Soul by Usain Bolt'; his own restaurant 'Tracks and Records' in Kingston, Jamaica; the 'Usain Bolt Foundation and endorses some of the top brands in the world. At the Olympics, he won the 100 meters gold medal with a time of 9.63 seconds, setting a new Olympic record for that distance and defending his gold medal from the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics. On the final day of the 2012 Olympics' athletics, Bolt participated in Jamaica's gold medal-winning 400 meters relay team consisting of Bolt, Nesta Crater, Michael Frater and Yohan Blake. With running time of 36.84 seconds, they broke Jamaica's previous world record of 37.04 from 2011. References
About Usain Bolt: http://www.biography.com/people/usain-bolt-20702091
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