The 29-year-old became the first player in history to claim two men's singles gold medals in Rio this summer, after an epic final against Juan Martín del Potro.
It came as Team GB secured six gold medals overall in one day - the greatest day in British Olympic history since 1908.
Glamorous PE teacher Candice Brown was last month crowned the winner of The Great British Bake Off.
In August, Bolt once again claimed the title of fastest man in the world.
The Jamaican sprint legend emerged victorious in his grudge match against American Justin Gatlin to win his third successive gold medal in the 100m final race, running the track in 9.81 seconds.
In one of the most anticipated episodes of the ITV soap in July, it was finally revealed that mum-of-two Kylie Platt, played by actress Paula Lane, had been fatally stabbed - being left to die in her husband David's arms.
The powerful scenes in which David, played by Jack P Shepherd, tried to comfort his dying wife as she lost her life were met with an overwhelmingly emotional reception from fans on Twitter.
Nursing sore heads, Holly and Phil went straight to work following their night out the National Television Awards, in which they celebrated winning Live Magazine show, in January - wearing the same outfits they wore to the bash.
Millions tuned in for the Battle Of The Bastards episode in June which featured some of the most exciting - and gruesome - combat scenes in the show's history, with the Stark forces about to be completely destroyed before Sansa and Petyr Baelish unleashed the shock troops that saved the day.
The show's become so popular that I can't get you tickets anymore.
A spokesperson for Asda said: 'As a nation, we love our telly.
Meet Savi (Alyssa Milano), a successful career woman working toward the next phase in her life, both professional and personal; simultaneously bucking for partner at her law firm while she and her husband Harry (Brett Tucker) are trying to start a family of their own.
Savi's free-spirited and capricious baby sister Josselyn (Jes Macallan) couldn't be more different - living single, serial dating and partying - and regularly leaning on her big sister along the way.
The 24-year-old rode her bike to a fourth Olympic gold in August, defending the omnium title she won in London four years previously. Flocking to Twitter in their droves as the show returned to ITV, fans declared it was like seeing a group of old friends again, admitting 'It's like they've never been away'.