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USAIN BOLT RANKS 63 ON FORBES TOP 100 RICHEST SPORTS PERSONALITIES!

 

JAMAICAN triple world record holder Usain Bolt has been listed at number 63 on the Forbes top 100 highest paid sports personalities list. Bolt earned US$20.3 million over the last 12 months, with most of his money coming from endorsements and contracts. His highest sponsor is sporting goods company Puma, which pays the athlete US$9 million annually.

Bolt reportedly earned US$300,000 for his on the track exploits over the last 12 months.

Bolt…63 on Forbes top 100 athletes list

Heading the list of highest paid athletes is boxer Floyd Mayweather, who earned US$85 million. Mayweather unseated golfer Tiger Woods from the top spot he held over the last seven years.

Woods is third on the list, with earnings of US$59.4 million.

Also included on the list are Indian cricketers Mahendra Singh Doni (31) and Sachin Tendulkar (78).

 

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