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Why the Jamaicans are running away with sprint golds in Beijing – Sports Illustrated

Posted on: August 22, 2008

An insightful piece from SI

1. Tradition: Think Notre Dame football. UCLA basketball. The
Yankees. Before the torch was lit in Beijing, Jamaica had won 41 medals
in Olympic track and field, dating back to the first two: Gold and
silver by Arthur Wint and Herb McKenley in 1948. Names like Donald Quarrie and Merlene OtteySports Illustrated visited the island in late spring for a feature story on Asafa Powell and Usain Bolt,
dozens of small children showed up for a Saturday morning youth track
practice. That was impressive. That they were all wearing spikes was
stunning.

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1 Response to "Why the Jamaicans are running away with sprint golds in Beijing – Sports Illustrated"

usian bolt and all the jamaican athelete in beijing u are the best. am proud of being a black african coz of u guys. i was i was in china. good luck and 2012 i will be chearing u in london. use your dollars wisely.

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