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Though the couple are yet to announce the birth of their bundle of joy, Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness all but confirmed it on Monday by sending them a congratulatory message on Twitter.
“Congratulations to our sprint legend Usain Bolt and Kasi Bennett on the arrival of their baby girl!” he shared.
— Andrew Holness (@AndrewHolnessJM) May 18, 2020
The highly decorated sprint legend and record holder held a gender reveal with Bennett in March, in what was a memorable event.
Surrounded by family and friends, the highlight of the night, which was, of course, the baby’s gender reveal, was all sorts of cracking. After a video of their journey was shown to the excited guests, pink fireworks exploded in the skies, revealing the couple were going to have a daughter.
Guests, who cheered and applauded as the skies lit up, were gifted pink “Baby Bolt” hats to celebrate the “Golden Child”, according to TMZ. Bolt was also later spotted in a custom “Girl Dad” sweatshirt.
The couple, who have been dating for about six years, announced they were expecting a baby in January.
Currently on retirement, Bolt, 33, holds the records for the fastest 100m and 200m races, a feat he achieved at the 2009 Berlin World Athletics Championships. With 23 gold medals to his name, the 11-time world champion is also the only male athlete to win three 100m Olympic gold medals, CNN reports.