Athletics

Bolt tweets over stolen shoes

Usain Bolt (Twitter)
Usain Bolt (Twitter)
Cape Town - Olympic champion Usain Bolt has tweeted his 3.3 million followers after running shoes he signed were stolen in Croydon.

According to the BBC website, the orange Puma shoes, worth about £20 000 (R350 000), were framed with a photo of the six-time Olympic gold medallist.

The athlete tweeted: "I know u love me..but please why u had to go stealing that signed Usain Bolt spikes ..I know u going to return it. Right?"

The Jamaican sprinter later said he would be sending a new signed pair.

"Only natural I sign sum spikes after one of my overly excited fan stole that one..FedEx straight to London later."

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