The all-time legendary Olympic sprinter Usain Bolt and his partner Kasi Bennett announced the birth of their twins, who have been named Thunder Bolt and Saint Leo Bolt.
Bolt revealed the news on Instagram with a Father’s Day family photo, showing a lightning bolt emoji next to the name of each of his children in the caption, without indicating when they were born.
Kassi Bennett also posted a photo of the couple posing with the twins and daughter Olympia Lightning Bolt with the caption: “Happy Father’s Day to my everlasting love! @Usainbolt You are the cornerstone of this family and the best dad to our little ones. We love you a world. endless!”.
Olympia Lightning was born in May 2020, but the name was only announced two months later.
Bolt, 34, who won eight gold medals at the Beijing-2008, London-2012 and Rio-2016 Olympics, will not compete in the covid-delayed Tokyo Olympics next month after retiring in 2017.
The fastest man in history, Bolt holds the world records for the 100 meter and 200 meter sprint. He is the only sprinter to win the 100 and 200 meter double in three consecutive Olympic Games.
Bolt, who won 23 major championship gold medals in a brilliant career, tried to pursue professional soccer after his on-track career ended, but was unable to secure a contract and retired from all sports in 2019.
“It was a good experience. I really enjoyed being on a team and it was very different from the field and track and it was fun while it lasted, ”he said at the time. AFP (HN)