The unveiling of the statue of the world’s greatest athlete, Jamaica’s Usain Bolt was done on Sunday, December 3.
The bronze sculpture was designed by renowned Jamaican sculptor Basil Watson. Shortly after the ceremony Bolt took to social media to share a photo of the statue, expressing his gratitude, “Thank you Jamaica. Truly humbled. 🙏🏾🙏🏾,” he wrote.
The statue of Bolt is the first of four statues of national sports stars that were commissioned by the Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport under the Jamaica 55 Legacy Programme. Check out the first look below.