Usain Bolt In Numbers



Usain Bolt In Numbers

3 - The number of Olympic treble sprint doubles, in Beijing 2008, London 2012 and Rio 2016. It should have been a treble treble including all three relay titles, but team mate Nesta Carter tested positive for doping in Beijing.

4 - times Bolt has been named Laureus World Sportsman of the Year: 2009, 2010, 2013, 2017

5 - Number of Sprinters to have beaten Bolt over 100m: Justin Gatlin, Christian Coleman, Asafa Powell, Tyson Gay, Daniel Bailey.

8 - Olympic gold medals: 100. 200m (2008, 2012 2016): 4x100m relay (2012, 2016)

9.58 - record he set for the 100m at the 2009 Worlds in Berlin.

9.63 - The second fastest time ever run, when Bolt scorched to 100m gold at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

9 -  times Bolt has run sub-9.77 seconds or faster for the 100m.

11 - world gold medals: 100m (2009, 2013, 2015); 200m (2009, 2011, 2013, 2015); 4x100m relay (2009, 2011, 2013, 2015).

14 - World medals amassed since making his debut in Helsinki in 2005, when he finished eighth and last in the 200m final.

19.19 - World record he set for the 200m at the 2009 worlds in Berlin.

37.58 - Bolt's speed in km/h in his 100m world record. Should one subtract his reaction time of 0.15sec, his time is actually 9.43sec, making his average speed 38.18km/h.

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