“Train hard, turn up, run your best and the rest will take care of itself.” -Usain Bolt. 31.
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Usain bolt has shown eminence time and time again. In the field of sprints specifically, he has won 8 gold medals in three different Olympic years(2008, 2012, 2016). He has won eight Olympic medals, all gold, in the 100-meter sprint, 200-meter sprint, and in the 4 x 100-meter sprint. Usain bolt left a mark not only in the field of track sports but also in the world. Usain bolt holds the standard for track and field today, and all participants in the 100-meter and 200-meter sprints all aim to beat his record. Usain has also
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Usain Bolt is an eight-time gold medal winner, and as much success as he had, he has had an equal number of challenges. Usain bolt grew up in a small village called Trelawny Parish on the north coast of Jamaica. Living in a third-world country has its problems but add on living in a village as primitive as Trelawny Parish, shows how truly eminent of a person he is. Usain bolt grew up with a limited supply of water (The Guardian, 1) and electricity which made life just that more difficult. His father worked at the local store, and with a brother and a sister, there was not that much money to spare in his family. Usain bolt overcame these obstacles thanks to his family and community. His dad supported his career since he was a child
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