Family name: Bolt
Given name: Usain
Nickname: Lightning Bolt
Date and place of birth: 21 August 1986 in Trelawny (Jamaica)
Olympic achievements: gold medals in the 100m, 200m and 4x100m (Beijing 2008)
It was Usain Bolt, a living legend of athletics, who wore this vest in the colours of Jamaica for the final of the 200m at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. It was also during these Games that the Jamaican athlete offered his country a new record: three gold medals (in the 100m, 200m and 4x100m) plus three world records. Usain Bolt thereby became the first athlete since Carl Lewis to win these three events at the same edition of the Olympic Games.
It is no surprise that Usain Bolt is so popular with the public: his relaxed attitude and permanent smile, added to his extraordinary sporting ability, delight athletics fans all over the world.