Another outstanding year for Usain Bolt who won three gold medals in the World Championships in Moscow at 100 and 200 metres and sprint relay – a feat he also achieved in both the 2008 and 2012 Olympic Games. He also holds the 100 metres world record with 9.58 secs and the 200 metres with 19.19 secs. In total he has won eight gold and two silver medals in World Championships in his career. In November he was named IAAF Male Athlete of the Year for the fifth time.

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