Usain Bolt may have been the only athlete who upstaged swimmer Michael Phelps in the recent Beijing Olympics. The Jamaican sprinter surprisingly set two individual world records in the 100 and 200 meters and was part of a 4×100 relay world record Jamaican team.
Usain Bolt of Jamaica celebrates winning the Men's 100m Final and the gold medal at the National Stadium on Day 8 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 16, 2008 in Beijing, China. Bolt finished the event in first place with a time of 9.69, a new World Record.
Usain Bolt aka "Lightning Bolt", Jamaican sprinter regarded as the fastest person EVER. He is the first man to win 6 Olympic gold medals in sprinting, and a 5-time World champion. He was the first to achieve a "double double" by winning 100m and 200m titles at consecutive Olympics (2008 and 2012).