Retrieved 12 August He gained worldwide fame for his double sprint victory in world record times at the Beijing Olympicswhich made him the first person to hold both records since fully automatic time became mandatory. The New Zealand Herald. Bolt stated that setting a world record was not a priority for him, and that his goal was just to win the gold medal, Jamaica's first of the Games. Retrieved 27 March He yearned to run in the metres but Mills was skeptical, believing that Bolt was better suited for middle distances. Archived from the original on 21 November
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Kaarle McCulloch says motivational talk from Anna Meares gave her belief she could win gold
After years of pleading his case in hearing rooms and months of trying to earn a spot on his country's team, he'll become the first amputee runner to compete in an Olympics. Usain Bolt photographed in Kingston, March Archived from the original on 25 September Glasgow gold for Jamaica in 4xm relay. Archived from the original on 28 April
Bolt's personal best of 9. His performance of the pose during his Olympic and World Championship victories led to widespread copying of the move, from American President Barack Obama to small children. Usain Bolt on doping and marriage: The race was won by Tyson Gay in Originally published as How Meares inspired McCulloch to fairytale gold. And on the men's side, there are a couple of familiar names: