Here are those unbreakable records held by Usain Bolt
Usain Bolt is considered as one of the greatest athlete in sports history and is inarguably the greatest ever sprinter. He has shown his superhuman abilities to the world by setting a number of records that look unbreakable.
This article will tell you about some of the unbreakable records set by Usain Bolt during his active days.
9.58 seconds World Record (100m)
In 2009, Usain Bolt finished a 100 meter sprint race in just 9.58 seconds at the World Championships in Berlin. In this process, he broke his previous record of 9.69 seconds which he set at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
At the 2017 Championships, Justin Gatlin won the gold medal when he created his own record of 9.92 seconds, his season best and quite far off from the 9.58 mark.
Three consecutive 100m and 200m Olympic medals
Bolt holds the records for winning three consecutive gold medals as he achieved this feat from Beijing 2008 to Rio 2016. He won a unique treble, not to mention the gold in every event. He did it in the 100m, 200m and 4x100m relay.
Most World Championship gold medal – 11
From 2009 to 2015, Usain Bolt claimed the gold medals at the 100m, 200m and 4x100m at four World Championships. He also won two silver medals in Osaka 2007 along with 100m bronze in London.
100m in 8.70 seconds
Finishing a 100m dash in just 9.58 secs needs a an incredible amount of human strength and endurance. However, in 2009, Bolt participated in a unique 150m sprint event at the BUPA Great City Games held in Manchester.
The Jamaican legend finished the 50-150m section of the track in just 8.70 seconds, the fastest ever time recorded over 100 meters, as he completed the 150m in 14.35 seconds, which is another record in itself.