Usain Bolt's Resiliency

Kamiya Dendy

Usain Bolt's Background

Usain Bolt was born on August 21st, 1986 in Sherwood Content; a small town in Trelawny, Jamaica. He is the fastest man in the world, and the first man in history to set 3 world records in the men's 100 and 200 meter dash in a single Olympic Games competition.

Direct Quotes

" It's what I came here to do. I'm now a legend. I'm also the greatest athlete to live. I've got nothing left to prove."


"I was slightly worried about my start. I didn't want to false start again. So I think I sat in the blocks a little bit. It wasn't the best reaction in the world , but I executed and that was the the key."


"My coach said, 'Stop worrying about your start, the best of your race is at the end that's where you rule.' So I stopped worrying about my start and I executed so it worked."


"I'm just going out there all the time to do my thing and show the world I'm probably the best."

Why he shows resiliency.

Usian shows resiliency because by not giving up on his racing. Last year, he was suffering from a pelvic injury that made him pull back from 2 races.. He didn't give up. In July, he won the 100 meter dash at London's Anniversary Games. He was also suffering from a hamstring injury at the Athens Olympic that made him pull back from the 200 meter dash.