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Bolt, five other Beijing Olympic champions, and thrilling duels on tap in Ostrava

Ostrava, Czech Republic – Six reigning Olympic champions will top another strong cast at Wednesday’s (17) 48th edition of the Golden Spike, but the attendance of one in particular will bring the attention of much of the sporting world to this eastern Czech city.

Ostrava, Czech Republic – Six reigning Olympic champions will top another strong cast at Wednesday’s (17) 48th edition of the Golden Spike, but the attendance of one in particular will bring the attention of much of the sporting world to this eastern Czech city.

A year ago, Usain Bolt was already the headliner here, arriving less than two weeks after setting his first World record in the 100m. He followed up admirably, cruising to a 19.83 victory in the 200m.

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This year he returns as a triple Olympic gold medallist and World record holder, the sport’s biggest star, and one of the most recognized faces in the entire world of sport. It’s not surprising then that upon his arrival here on Saturday, the 22-year-old Jamaican was given The Key to the City…..READ MORE

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