Usain Bolt named IAAF World Athlete of the year 2012
Usain Bolt named IAAF World Athlete of the Year. Congratulations to Usain lighting Bolt who won the IAAF (International Association of Athletics Federation) World Athlete of the year award for the fourth time. Usain previously won the award in 2008, 2009 and 2011. Usain Bolt defended his 100 and 200 meter gold medals at the 2012 London summer Olympic Games.
In doing so, Bolt became the second man to win back to back titles after Carl Lewis. However Usain Bolt is the first to repeat as the 200m champion.