Over the course of his career, Bolt has received numerous awards, including the IAAF World Athlete of the Year (twice), Track & Field Athlete of the Year and Laureus Sportsman of the Year.Participating in the 2008, 20 summer Olympic Games, Bolt completed a "triple-triple," with a total of 9 gold medals earned in the 100-meter, 200-meter and 4x100-meter relay races.Bolt also won three Olympic gold medals at the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London.He ran the men's 100-meter race in 9.63 seconds, a new Olympic record, making him the first man in history to set three world records in Olympic competition.“It always feels good to go out on top, you know what I mean? ”I'm trying to be one of the greatest, to be among [Muhammad] Ali and Pele.” He continued his Olympic winning streak, taking gold in the 200-meter in 19.78 seconds. I have made the sport exciting, I have made people want to see the sport.He is the first man to win both the 100 and 200 in consecutive Olympic Games, as well as the first man to ever win back-to-back gold medals in double sprints.Bolt's accomplishments have made him the first man in history to set three world records in a single Olympic Games competition.
He finished the race in 9.81 seconds with American runner and rival Justin Gatlin, who took silver, 0.08 seconds behind him.“This is why I came here, to the Olympics, to prove to the world that I’m the best — again,” he told reporters at a news conference.
His deal with Puma alone pays Bolt more than $10 million every year. In August 2016, magazine confirmed Usain Bolt was dating Jamaican model Kasi Bennet.