100 meter sprinter who won back-to-back Olympic gold medals in the 4x100 meter relay, in 2008 and 2012, setting world records both times.
He was a very talented youth athlete, and won a silver in the 4x100 meter relay at the 2004 World Junior Championships.
In 2010 he became just the fifth man in the world to run a sub-10 second 100 meter sprint.
He was born in Banana Ground, Jamaica.
On his gold medal winning relay teams, he has been teammates with Usain Bolt.