Usain Bolt by the numbers

Usain Bolt’s career has been all about numbers, from the times he clocks on the track to the number of gold medals he has won.

The sprint sensation marked the end of his Olympics career with his ninth gold medal as Jamaica won the men’s 4x100m relay final on Friday.

Having said that, let’s take a closer look at the numbers that make up arguably the best ever athlete to compete at the Olympics.

1 – Only man to hold both 100 meters and 200 meters world records since automatic timing became mandatory

4.27 – Million Twitter followers. He also has 4 million Instagram followers

5 – IAAF World Athlete of the Year titles

6’5: His height (1.95 m)

8: Numbers of world records he has set

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9 – Number of Olympic gold medals won (NB: This is only if he wins the relay)

9.58 – 100m world record.

19.19 – 200m world record.

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15 – Age at which he won his first global medal, at the 2002 Junior World Championships

21 – Age at which he won his first Olympic gold.

30 – Age he will turn on Sunday.

32 – On the Forbes World’s Highest-Paid Athletes list for 2016

41 – Number of strides Bolt takes over 100m. Other top athletes can take up to 50.

94: His body weight in kilograms

2007 – Year he last lost over 200m at a major championships.

30,000,000 – US dollars in endorsements

32,5000,000 – Net worth in US dollars

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