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Usain Bolt

The Honourable Usain St. Leo Bolt, OJ, C.D. (born 21 August 1986), is a Jamaican sprinter and a five-time World and three-time Olympic gold medalist. He is the world record and Olympic record holder in the 100 metres, the 200 metres and (along with his teammates) the 4×100 metres relay. He is the reigning Olympic champion in these three events, and is one of only seven athletes (along with Valerie Adams, Veronica Campbell-Brown, Jacques Freitag, Yelena Isinbayeva, Jana Pittman, Dani Samuels) to win world championships at the youth, junior, and senior level of an athletic event.


Asafa Powell

Asafa Powell (Born November 23rd 1982) is a Jamaican born 100 Meters Sprinter most notable for holding two world records in the 100 meters between June 2005 and May 2008, with times of 9.77 and 9.74 seconds respectively. He’s also famous for breaking the ten second barrier more than any other runner in history, under performing at major events and dating beauty queen Yendi Phillips.


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