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Usain Bolt reveals the clever name he gave his newborn daughter

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If there was ever a competition over who can come up the best baby name, Usain Bolt would probably win after revealing what he and his girlfriend Kasi Bennett named their newborn daughter.

Meet Olympia Lightning Bolt, who was born on May 17.

The 20-time Olympic Gold medalist waited until Tuesday, Bennett’s birthday, to finally announce his baby girl’s clever name.

“I want to wish my gf @kasi.b a happy birthday and To let u know I am happy,” Bolt penned in an emotional post while sharing a series of tender family photos.  “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.”

It was during those vows that he finally revealed what he and Bennett decided to call their daughter.

“Now we have started a new chapter together with our daughter Olympia Lightning Bolt,” The 33-year announced. “I look forward to what the future will bring for us but be reassured that I will be the ROCK for this family.”

He cheekily concluded, “I Love you and happy 21th birthday” along with a series of crying laughing emojis.   

Bennett actually turned 31 on Tuesday and she certainly had a lovely party, as evidenced by a series of Instagram Stories that Bolt uploaded on Tuesday, which showcased a party table flanked by colorful flowers and confections. 

The celebration lasted toward midnight, with the last upload showing Bennett sleeping contentedly by her boyfriend’s side.

The two have been dating for about seven years.

By Megan Stone
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