- The Olympic champion went for a name that clearly defines the family's genes, Olympia Lighting Bolt
- The name Olympia means 'Mountain of the gods' and is of Greek origin
- The 33-year-old wished his girlfriend Kasi Bennett a happy birthday, saying he would do his best to always keep a smile on her face
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Fans have been waiting to see what Usain Bolt would name his newborn princess and as it seems he did not fail them.
The Olympic champion went for a name that clearly defined the family genes, which he unveiled while also celebrating his girlfriend's birthday.
The proud dad shared a photo on social media of the little one looking lovely in a peach gown while captioning her name: Olympia Lighting Bolt.
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The name Olympia means 'Mountain of the gods' and is of Greek origin, but also affiliated to the Olympic Games in which Bolt won gold many titles.
In a different post, the 33-year-old also wished his girlfriend and mother of his newborn, Kasi Bennett, a happy birthday, promising to do his best to always keep a smile on her face.
"I want to wish my girlfriend @kasi__b a happy birthday. I get to spend your special day with you. I want nothing but happiness for you and will continue to do my best to keep a smile on your face. We have started a new chapter together with our daughter Olympia Lightning Bolt," he wrote.
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Bolt welcomed his bundle of joy on 18 May with Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness congratulating the new parents in a tweet.
Bolt and Bennett hosted an extravagant gender reveal party in March which featured fireworks and a huge celeb guest list.
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Bolt is the only man in history to win gold medals at three straight Olympics, having achieved the feats in 2008, 2012 and 2016.
He is also an 11-time world champion and retired right after the London World Championships in 2017 following a lingering hamstring injury.
He started dating Bennet in 2014 but the couple only went public with their relationship in 2016.
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