The world's fastest man, Usain St. Leo Bolt, was born in the quaint, rural district of Sherwood Content, near Falmouth, in Trelawny, on August 21, 1986. Bolt is an eight-time World and six-time Olympic gold medalist. He is the world record and Olympic record holder in the 100 metres, the 200 metres and the 4×100 metres relay.
Usain Bolt is one of the brightest stars to grace the sport of track and field. He is known for his record-breaking performances and for his mass appeal on and off the track. Here are a few facts about Jamaica’s sprint king.