How Usain Bolt Changed the World of Athletics? An Inspiring Story of Poorest Villager to become Fastest Man Alive

If someone asks you who are fastest animal in the world you could say its cheetah or Tiger but If someone ask you who is the fastest man alive in the world, without doubt name comes in mind Usain Bolt, Do you Remember you saw Flash the super hero whose having super power to run at lightning speed it was imaginary creation for entertainment although in Real world We have Super Human without super power runs at lightning speed and name is Usain Bolt also popular with the name Lighting Bolt, today we will tell you Just on the basis of sheer talent How a Government High school going village boy become fastest man on the earth?, His Journey from playing Cricket and football to Become fastest Racer in the world, How he climbed his milestone one after other?, How he lost many races before breaking world record one after another?, How he become better and better by breaking his own world records? And How Usain Bolt Changed the World of Athletics?, success does not comes in one day to run for 3 minutes in Olympics there is years and years practice and hard work lies behind it , this story celebrates the hard work, passion, dedication all efforts who shape up true Champion, Read with us his struggle, his hassle, his dedication, a story of a Man who does not have word Impossible in his Dictionary.

Usain Bolt Birth and Childhood

Usain Bolt was born on August 21, 1986, in Sherwood Content, Trelawny, a small town in Jamaica. His father’s name is Wellesley Bolt and his mother’s name is Jennifer Bolt. Usain Bolt also has a brother, Sadiki, and a sister, Sherina. Usain Bolt’s parents ran a small grocery store in the rural area of their village, he was belong to such poor family that he could not have basic facilities like drinking water and electricity, while Usain Bolt spent his free time playing cricket and football in the street with his siblings.

Usain Bolt and first Choice in Life

Usain Bolt completed his early education at a government school in the village itself. While studying in school, he participated in a race for the first time and ran the fastest in that race. At that time he was only 12 years old. By that time, he had thought that he had to make his career in sports only, but it was yet to be decided for him, which sport he wanted to make his career in? Because Bolt loved playing cricket and football, which were his favorite sports. But his confusion also ended very quickly, when his cricket coach advised him to try running (track and field).

Usain Bolt and Introduction of Racing

It matter of those days when one day Bolt was practicing his cricket when his cricket coach saw his running speed on the pitch and advised Bolt that he should pursue a career in sprinting. Bolt took his coach’s advice seriously and started training for running.

Usain Bolt and Taste of Winning

At the age of 15, Bolt first represented Jamaica in the 2001 ‘Caribbean Regional Tournament’. In this competition, Bolt won silver medals in the 200 meters and 400 meters. McNeil soon became their primary coach, and the very next year at the 2002 World Junior Championships, they won a total of three medals, including one gold. It was his first international medal. The next year in 2003, he participated in the ‘World Youth Championship’ and won the gold medal for Jamaica in the 200-meter race.

Usain Bolt and Defeat

Bolt faced defeat in the Olympic Games held in May 2004 due to a nerve injury in his knee, as he could not win any medal in this Olympics. But despite this, Bolt did not despair, and with full hard work and dedication, he started preparing for the next Olympics.

Usain Bolt and Restart Button with Coach Glenn Mills

In 2005, Bolt started training with his new coach, Glenn Mills, and honed his skills. After training under new coach Glenn Mills, Bolt realized that his style had improved even more, and he was now ready to live up to expectations at the World Championships. But his hopes were dashed when he suffered an injury in the final of the 2005 Hellenskiy Olympics and finished last with 26.27 seconds.

Usain Bolt and Accident

In November of the same year, Usain was involved in a road accident that only left him with minor scratches on his face, but caused a lot of changes in his training schedule. A week after the accident, he fully recovered and started his training again.

Usain Bolt and 1stWorld Record Break

By the year 2006, Usain Bolt had reached the top 5 in the world rankings. The year 2008 also saw a historic moment when Bolt set world records at the 2008 Olympic Games by winning gold medals in the 100 meters, 200 meters, and 400 m. Bolt was the second man, after Carl Lewis in 1984, to win three gold medals in a single Olympics. In this competition, Bolt set a world record by completing the 100-meter race in 9.72 seconds.
Usain Bolt and Mind set to break his own world record
After this, Bolt broke his own record in the 100 m and 200 m events at the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics and set new records. In this competition, Bolt completed the 100 meters and 200 meters in 9.69 and 19.72 seconds respectively. A year later, in August 2009, at the ‘World Championships’ of the Olympics held in Beijing, Bolt once again broke his world records in the 100 m and 200 m races, breaking world records with times of 9.58 and 19.19 seconds respectively

Usain Bolt and Nickname

Subsequently, Bolt was nicknamed ‘Lightning Bolt’ and ‘Bolt from the Blue’ by the media when he broke the world record in a race held in New York City.

Usain Bolt and Olympic Journey

In the 2012 London and 2016 Rio Olympics, Bolt once again won gold medals in the 100 m and 200 m and the 4 × 100 m relay race. After winning at the 2016 Rio Olympics, Bolt had a total of 9 medals in the Olympics. However, in 2017, Bolt was stripped of the 4×100 meters relay medal he won at the 2008 Beijing Olympics after his relay teammate Nesta Carter tested positive for a banned drug. Was Due to this the medal won by Usain Bolt in the year 2008 Beijing Olympics was snatched in the year 2017. Although it was not his fault, the whole team had to bear the brunt of his teammate’s mistake.

Usain Bolt’s World Record

  • Usain Bolt has won 8 gold medals in the Olympics and 11 medals in the World Championships. In this way, he has a total of 19 medals at the international level.
  • Bolt holds the world record for 100 meters, and 200 meters, which he completed in 9.58 seconds and 19.19 seconds respectively. This record of his still stands today. He had set both these records at the 2009 World Championships in Berlin

Usain Bolt and Retirement

Usain bolt declare retirement forever in the year 2017, he won gold medal in every Olympics that he participated, this is almost impossible to any human on earth, and trying his hand in football after retirement, he also involved in music since his retirement.

Usain Bolt Net worth

As per Forbs magazine Usain bolt net worth is around 90 millions, he is brand ambassador of many big brands, his sponsor ship and promotions has increased his net worth a lot, his one of big deal with sports utility manufacturing company Puma made him super rich, and had deal with him to give 10 million dollar per year, he is most expensive player in Olympic history.

Usain Bolt and Reporter Conversation

Once Usain Bolt said in an interview about this, “When I was young, I really could not think of anything other than sports.” That’s why he decided to make his future in sports in his childhood itself. He is inspiration and Idol to many athletes now,
in another interview reporter said How come you run on track with so much ease still you are ahead of every racer, he replied to him there is no such thing exist in the world like effortless performance, everything is very difficult up till you reach this level, every day and night you will have to sacrifices yourself, when you train yourself so hard that your body says no and force you to go back and take rest, every day mind says today you will have very difficult training , you still go and give your 100% in fact training is harder than actual race, further he laugh and tell my coach says after some year we do not have soil to run on this track because it will flown with your sweat.
Further reporter says we never saw you in so much pain bolt replied immediately you came here to reality check, this is the reality, real work done behind the curtain, you see only trailer of this on ground, and we bear this pain only for that one race.

Usain Bolt and Learning

He runs so fast that we could gauge his speed with high definition camera only. many researcher started doing research on his speed how come a Human runs so fast? He is one of the greatest Olympian in Olympic history; bolt says you cannot find confidence in race, you will have to practice much before the race, don’t think you are competing with world champions just think how you can give your best at the moment, he had fought with extreme poverty in life in earlier days and shown to the world if a man has extreme passion in his mind he could achieve anything in life. His Life gives us a lesson that no matter how is your present condition is, if you choose a goal and gives 100% to your goal you will definitely get success one day.

Personal Information
Full name Usain St. Leo Bolt
Nickname(s) Lightning Bolt
Born 21 August 1986 (age 36)
Birth Place Sherwood Content, Jamaica
Height 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)
Weight 94 kg (207 lb)
Sport Track and field
Event(s) Sprints
Club Racers Track Club
Coached by Glen Mills
Retired 2017


Achievements and titles
Olympic Games
Gold medal 2008 Beijing 100 m
Gold medal 2008 Beijing 200 m
Gold medal 2012 London 100 m
Gold medal 2012 London 200 m
Gold medal 2012 London 4×100 m relay
Gold medal 2016 Rio de Janeiro 100 m
Gold medal 2016 Rio de Janeiro 200 m
World Championships
Gold medal 2009 Berlin 100 m
Gold medal 2009 Berlin 200 m
Gold medal 2009 Berlin 4×100 m relay
Gold medal 2011 Daegu 200 m
Gold medal 2011 Daegu 4×100 m relay
Gold medal 2013 Moscow 100 m
Gold medal 2013 Moscow 200 m
Gold medal 2013 Moscow 4×100 m relay
Gold medal 2015 Beijing 100 m
Gold medal 2015 Beijing 200 m
Gold medal 2015 Beijing 4×100 m relay
Diamond League
Winner 2012 100 metres
CAC Championships
Gold medal – first place 2005 Nassau 200 m
Commonwealth Games
Gold medal – first place 2014 Glasgow 4×100 m relay
World Junior Championships
Gold medal – first place 2002 Kingston 200 m
Silver medal – second place 2002 Kingston 4×100 m relay
Silver medal – second place 2002 Kingston 4×400 m relay
World Youth Championships
Gold medal – first place 2003 Sherbrooke 200 m
Pan American Junior Championships
Gold medal – first place 2003 Bridgetown 200 m
Silver medal – second place 2003 Bridgetown 4×100 m relay
CAC Junior Championships (U17)
Gold medal – first place 2002 Bridgetown 200 m
Gold medal – first place 2002 Bridgetown 400 m
Gold medal – first place 2002 Bridgetown 4×100 m relay
Gold medal – first place 2002 Bridgetown 4×400 m relay
and many more


Credit – Wikipedia for personal details and Records

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