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Usain Bolt says he’s a ‘Belieber’ during Snapchat Q and A

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Usain Bolt revealed that his favourite artist is Drake and that he’s a Justin Bieber fan (a Belieber), one of his favourite countries is Paris, and that he’s targeting the sub-19 second barrier in the 200m.

Bolt revealed all this through his Snapchat account, where he announced that he’ll be doing weekly Q and A sessions with his fans. The footage was four minutes in length and was split up into Snapchat’s patented one to 10 second video clips.

Snapchat is a messaging platform available on mobile devices where users send videos, photos, and text to friends, with the content either disappearing after a single play, or playable for a 24-hour period if made into a story (which Bolt did).
Usain Bolt - Snapchat

He currently holds the world record in the 100m and 200m and is the defending Olympic champion.

Snapchat users are viewing videos a combined six billion times per day tripling its usage since May 2015.


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Fans sent the following questions to which Bolt responded:

On competing in other track and field events

The 400m: I’ll never do it. Long jump: I may possibly do it.

Favourite country?

I love Paris, and Switzerland. What do I love about Switzerland? Chocolate.

Season goals for 2016?

Sub-19 for the 200m and defend my Olympic titles. If I can get into similar shape as I was in during the 2008-2009 season, watch out.

Favourite artist?

Drake. I am also a Belieber.

On staying motivated

I want to be the greatest athlete ever.

What does Bolt think about when in the starting blocks?

Random stuff: Games, girls, everything.

Favourite sport outside of track and field?Usain Bolt Snapchat


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Why Puma as a sponsor?

Because Puma is family. I’ve been with them since I was 15 and I’m 29 now.

What do I want to be when I grow up?

A track star, maybe, I don’t know, I’m already 29!

Who’s your idol?

Kevin Garnett [former professional basketball player].

Bolt’s Snapchat username is ‘ugoboss1919.’