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Usain Bolt estimates he ate 1,000 chicken McNuggets at Beijing Olympics

Usain Bolt

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - SEPTEMBER 19: Usain Bolt meets fans and signs copies of his autobiography - “Faster Than Lightning” at Selfridges on September 19, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images)

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Usain Bolt spent much more time eating McDonald’s at the Beijing Olympics than he did winning gold medals.

The six-time Olympic champion sprinter believed he ate 1,000 chicken McNuggets over 10 days at the Olympics in 2008, according to the latest review of his book, this one by the New York Post.

“At first I ate a box of 20 for lunch, then another for dinner,” he wrote in “Faster Than Lightning,” according to the newspaper. “The next day I had two boxes for breakfast, one for lunch and then another couple in the evening. I even grabbed some fries and an apple pie to go with it.

“Man, I should have gotten a gold medal for all that chowing down.”

If Bolt ate 1,000 chicken McNuggets, he would have ingested about 47,000 calories.

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