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Be like Bolt

I think he wanted to be like Bolt, and who can blame him? I have the somewhat hilarious tale of the unfortunate fellow who goes by the name of Jevaughn Minzie.

In case you haven’t heard, Minzie, a member of Jamaica’s Carifta team at the recent games held in MoBay, was leading the Under-17 boys’ 200-metres final. Then, for some reason, he started to ‘show off’, looking at the crowd and spreading his arms wide only to find, to his horror I’m sure, that the Trinidadian competitor Cedenio Machel was right there with him. Of course, poor Minzie, now startled, lost his stride and eventually lost the race. He did finish second, though. Read more >>

Source: Jamaica Gleaner


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