Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce Gets Custom Chair for Short Height; Trolled by Usain Bolt

Published 10/26/2021, 4:13 AM EDT
BEIJING, CHINA – AUGUST 27: Usain Bolt of Jamaica celebrates after winning gold in the Men’s 200 metres final during day six of the 15th IAAF World Athletics Championships Beijing 2015 at Beijing National Stadium on August 27, 2015 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)


The starry personality of Usain Bolt is right up there with the very best. Even though he is a legendary sprinter with many commitments, he somehow finds time enough to stay active on social media and make genuinely interesting posts.

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A vibrant, enigmatic, and charming character, Bolt certainly has a bright side-career as a social media influencer. Moreover, he loves to banter with people which brings out his funny side. Recently, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce posted an Instagram post stating how she got hold of a small chair as Bolt, her former teammate, trolled her instantly for that.

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Usain Bolt trolls Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

The legendary women sprinter posted a photo of herself sitting on a small-size chair. She tagged Bolt and took a cheeky little dig on him.

“Guess whose feet are touching the ground?? @usainbolt what you saying now?”

Fraser-Pryce stands at around 1.52 meters while Bolt’s height is around 1.95 meters. Thus, from the exchanges in the post, it seems Bolt must have taken a banter of her height sometime in the past.

The two athletes had their conversation going back and forth as Bolt trolled her in exchange for another Instagram story. He responded on his IG story, “Did you get that builded just for you?”

Usain Bolt of Jamaica reacts as he wins the Olympic mens 200m final in a new world record time in the Birds Nest stadium, Beijing on August 20th 2008 in Beijing, China (Photo by Tom Jenkins/Getty Images). An image from the book “In The Moment” published June 2012

It was funny swordplay between two of the most iconic sprinters in the world.

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Bolt loves to banter

The Jamaican sprinter won eight gold medals at the Olympic Games and is often regarded as the greatest sprinter in the world. Moreover, he released a new album named ‘Country Yutes’ which skyrocketed to the top of the American Reggae charts. His signature ‘Lightning Bolt’ pose encapsulated the minds of all sporting fans and his performances to those antics took him to another level. But that’s not it about him as his sense of humor is also too good.

The 100m and 400m Olympics record holder is known to be very vocal on Twitter and tweets funny posts all the time. While Manchester United lost to Liverpool in an embarrassing loss, Just like Shelly-Ann, Bolt kept on tweeting on the game and showed his disappointment.

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A great inspiration, Bolt is a legend. His incredible personality elevates him to a level that other athletes could only wish for.

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Jacob Gijy

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Jacob Gijy is a US Sports and NBA writer at EssentiallySports. Gijy finished his Masters in Counselling Psychology and worked in a hospital for 2 years before his passion for sports compelled him to find his way to sports journalism. A fan of the great Tim Duncan, he is always ready to pick up a debate with anyone who does not offer the center the respect he deserves.

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