Usain Bolt Jamaica
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Key Facts

Country

Competed in

Date of birth

21 Aug 1986

Height

1.96m

Weight

93kg

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
3 0 0
Beijing 2008
Gold Silver Bronze
3 0 0
All-time
Gold Silver Bronze
6 0 0

Top Performances

Sport Guides

ATHLETICS

Usain Bolt competed in ATHLETICS

Did you know?

  • With 2,000 athletes competing in 47 events, athletics is the largest single sport at the Games.
  • There are 24 track events, the majority of which begin with one or more rounds of heats.
  • The 16 field events start with a qualification stage, with the best athletes qualifying for the final.
  • Only the five road races, the men's and women's 10,000m and the decathlon and heptathlon have no heats.
  • The majority of athletics events are held in the new Olympic Stadium, which has a capacity of 80,000.

Results for Usain Bolt

Date Event Rank Mark
11 Aug Men's 4 x 100m Relay Final 1 WR gold 36.84
10 Aug Men's 4 x 100m Relay Round 1, Heat 1 1 37.39
9 Aug Men's 200m Final 1 gold 19.32
8 Aug Men's 200m Semi-finals, Semi-final 2 1 20.18
7 Aug Men's 200m Round 1, Heat 1 1 20.39
5 Aug Men's 100m Final 1 OR gold 9.63
5 Aug Men's 100m Semi-finals, Semi-final 2 1 9.87
4 Aug Men's 100m Round 1, Heat 4 1 10.09

Head to Head

Usain Bolt vs Christian Malcolm

Usain Bolt

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London 2012 medals

3

London 2012 appearances

8

London 2012 results

19.32 Men's 200m

Height

1.96m (6'5")

Weight

93kg

Age

28

Christian Malcolm

Christian Malcolm Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

3

London 2012 results

20.51 Men's 200m

Height

1.78m (5'10")

Weight

71kg

Age

35

View the London 2012 medallist table