Aug 22, 2008
Usain Bolt of Jamaica
NBC announced that runner Usain Bolt will donate $50,000 to the Sichuan earthquake victims, his thanks for a wonderful time in China, where he has won three gold medals while breaking three world records.
Someone said it must be the Chinese food, but I've heard that Usain has been eating lots of chicken nuggets in China. His father said it was the Jamaican yams that has made him so fast. On the other hand, swimmer Phelps got his energy by eating breakfasts for ten.
The Bird's Nest and the Water Cube must also have good feng shui for all the athletes who broke world records there!
Regarding his antics on the track after winning the 100 meter race,
Bolt says he was just having fun.
Comment: reader indicates that Bolt first announced his donation for the earthquake victims at the press conference hosted by the International Sports Press Association.