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Bolt earns honor in Jamaica

Updated: February 14, 2009, 1:06 AM ET
Associated Press

KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Usain Bolt's amazing efforts at last year's Olympics in Beijing have brought him yet another award.

This time it was the Sportsman of the Year 2008 for Jamaica, an award he said topped all he received for his breathtaking runs.

"This is No. 1," he said. "It's Jamaica and as I said it's always good for your country to be recognized in this way."

Bolt, who had stunning runs of 9.69 seconds (100 meters) and 19.30 (200 meters) and helped Jamaica to the sprint ...

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