Usain Bolt made his first appearance at the Summer Olympics in 2004. He was just 18 years old and nursing a hamstring injury, and he failed to even make it out of his heat in the 200-meter dash.
Then, of course, he went on to sweep the 100 and 200 in three consecutive Olympics, and become arguably the most dominant sprinter of all time.
Bolt has since retired, and the Tokyo Olympics will be the first in more than two decades without him. Here’s what the 34-year-old has been up to since retiring, and his thoughts on the upcoming Games.
When did Usain Bolt retire?
Bolt’s last Olympic appearance came at the 2016 Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro, where he won three gold medals. He then returned to