Usain Bolt has finally announced the name of his baby daughter and posted her first photos on social media. The retired sprinter welcomed the baby girl with his long-time girlfriend Kasi Bennett back in May. However, they kept the birth of their baby girl private till now.
On July 7, Usain Bolt took to his Instagram account to announce the happy news and celebrate the baby’s birthday. Fans are loving the glimpse of the baby and congratulating the new parents.
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I want to wish my gf @kasi.b a happy birthday and To let u know I am happy I get to spend ur special day with u. I want nothing but happiness for u and will continue to doing my best keeping a smile on ur face. Now we have started a new chapter together with our daughter Olympia Lightning Bolt I look forward to what the future will bring for us but be reassured that I will be the ROCK for this family. I Love you and happy 21th birthday 😂😂😂.
The picture that catches most of our attention is the one in which the new mother Kasi Bennett is wearing a cream color, flowy gown with the baby in her arms. Usain Bolt has written a long caption along with the baby girl’s name. He reveals that they have decided to name her as Olympia Lightning Bolt. Now that is surely a unique name.
In a very long caption, bolt puts his heart out. He says that he wants to wish Kasi a very happy birthday. Besides, he wants to tell her that he is very happy that he is getting to spend the special day entirely with her. Usain wishes Kasi all the happiness and tells her that he will constantly try to keep the smile stuck to her face. He is extremely overwhelmed now that they are starting a new phase of life with their daughter Olympia Lightning Bolt. Usain says that he wishes and prays that the future will only bring happiness for them. Also, he wants to stand strong as a rock for his family forever.
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Pictures of Usain Bolt’s daughter Olympia
In the cute pictures, Baby Olympia is seen flaunting a pretty pink dress and a hairband too. She looks surprised and is gazing at the camera. The name has the words ‘Lightning Bolt,’ which is also the name given to Usain by his fans. According to a name book, Olympia is originally a Greek name. It translates to the term “from Mount Olympus.” So, there is a dual reference with Mount Olympus as well as the Olympic game. Altogether, the name Olympia has the aura of a Goddess and flavor of athleticism.
Just like Olympia’s other sports star, Serena Williams named her daughter Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr. when she was born in 2017. The news of the birth of Usain Bolt’s baby was announced by none other than the Prime Minister of Jamaica back on May 18. He took to his Twitter account to write a short and sweet note. He congratulated Usain Bolt and Girlfriend Kasi Bennett for their new parenthood. The tweet came with a throwback picture of Usain and Kasi from 2017. It was just before the announcement of Usain’s retirement. The former sprinter announced that he and Kasi were expecting their first baby back in January this year. The post again came with a picture in which Kasi looked beautiful while cradling her baby bump. She was on the beach and was wearing a gorgeous red dress. Usain tweeted announcing that a queen or king was about to step into their life.
Usain Bolt and Kasi Bennett
Bennett and Bolt have been in a relationship for quite a few years now. Although in the beginning both of them were secretive about the relationship, Usain later made it public in 2016. In an interview with the People’s Magazine in 2016, he revealed that his relationship was very serious. He added that he would love to have three children. Bolt said in the interview that they were pretty serious about the relationship, and so he was trying to relax and take one step at a time. He also said that he was waiting for the last couple of years to make sure if they were the right people for each other.