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Jamaica's Usain Bolt gestures to the crowd after winning the men's 100-metre final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on Sunday. (PAUL HACKETT/Reuters)
Jamaica's Usain Bolt gestures to the crowd after winning the men's 100-metre final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on Sunday. (PAUL HACKETT/Reuters)

Usain Bolt’s recipe for success Add to ...

So what does the world's fastest man eat on the day of the big race? That's what the world press, or at least one member, wanted to know after Usain Bolt won the 100 metres in 9.63.

For the record he had:

For breakfast: Hash browns, fruit, apple juice and a chicken wrap from McDonalds. "It had vegetables so it was healthy," he noted.

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Lunch: Rice and some chicken and pork.

"And that was it," he said. "I didn't eat as much because I didn't want to feel too full."