Usain Bolt has the long ring finger – a measure for sprint talent!

August 18, 2009

Usain Bolt has the long ring finger, female sprinters from Jamaica as well!

Usain Bolt has the long ring finger, female sprinters from Jamaica as well!

Usain Bolt has the long ring finger, a marker for sprint talent!

The 2008 olympics in Beijing pointed out that Jamaican sprinter Usain Bold is the fastest man on sprint ever! And last sunday he set another new world record 100m sprint at the Athletics World Championships 2009 Berlin.

How come that Jamaican sprinters run so fast?

Source: Why do Jamaicans run faster? It’s in their fingers!

SPRINT RESEARCH (2009)

Earlier this year research on the hands of sprinters pointed out that a long ring finger (low 2D:4D ratio) relates to a fast sprint – new photos indicate: both male sprinters AND female sprinters from Jamaica have the long ring finger!

BERLIN 2009 RESULTS OF JAMAICAN SPRINT-TEAM SO FAR:

• 2x Golden medal
(Usain Bolt – 100m sprint men, Shelly-Ann Fraser – 100m sprint women);
• 1x Silver medal
(Kerron Stewart – 100m sprint women);
• 1x Bronze medal
(Asafa Powell – 100m sprint men).

Female sprinters from Jamaica have the long ring finger as well, a marker for sprint talent.

READ FURTHER ABOUT THE RING FINGER:
Finger length explains the success of Jamaican sprinters
About finger length & athletic succes
More news & reports about the ring finger
Basketball, finger length & fat!
What your 5 fingers reveal about: evolution, sports, social behavior, disease & your sex-life

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