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Usain Bolt set to receive Lifetime Achievement award at BBC Sports Personality of the Year next week

Legendary Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt set to receive Lifetime Achievement award at BBC Sports Personality of the Year show next week, in recognition of his eight Olympic gold medals

  • Usain Bolt will receive an award at the BBC Sports Personality of the Year show
  • The former Jamaican sprinter is set to be given a Lifetime Achievement award
  • Bolt, 36, retired in 2017 after winning a scarcely believable eight Olympic golds 

Usain Bolt will receive the Lifetime Achievement award at next week’s BBC Sports Personality of the Year show.

The former Jamaican sprinter, 36, retired in 2017 after winning eight Olympic golds. 

He was BBC Overseas Sports Personality of the Year three times. 

Legendary former Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt (centre) will receive the Lifetime Achievement award at next week’s BBC Sports Personality of the Year show

The Lifetime Achievement award was won by American gymnast Simone Biles last year. 

Bolt is widely considered to be the greatest sprinter of all time and still holds individual records in the 100metres and 200 metres, as well as a team record in the 4x100m relay.

The 6ft 5in superstar was included in Time magazine’s 100 most influential people of 2016. 

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