• Usain Bolt Gets Stone Statue in Jamaica

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Jamaica Prime Minister Andrew Holness unveiled the Usain Bolt stone statue at Independence Park in Kingston, Jamaica as a tribute to the world’s greatest sprinter of all time on Sunday, December 3. 

“Thank you Jamaica. Truly humbled.” Bolt said In a post on Twitter.

Usain Bolt is the only sprinter in history to win 100 and 200 meter golds at three consecutive Olympic games.

At the IAAF World Championships in Berlin in 2009 Bolt set the world record in the 100m of 9.58, in the 200m of 19.19. Usain Bolt together with  Nesta Carter, Michael Frater and Yohan Blake clocked a world record of 36.84 during the 2012 London Olympics 4x100m final.

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