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Usain Bolt Sends His Running Spikes To London After Signed Pair Worth £20,000 Stolen

The signed shoes were stolen from a commercial property in Croydon.

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Six-time Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt has sent a pair of signed running spikes to London after a framed pair were stolen.

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

Usain St. Leo Bolt@usainbolt

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

07:43 PM - 6 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Metropolitan Police said the pair of orange Puma shoes were taken from a commercial property in Gloucester Road, Croydon, between 10:30 p.m. on Saturday 26 April and 5:45 a.m. Monday 28 April.

The signed shoes were in a frame with a photo of Bolt after the Jamaican set a new world record for the 100m in 2009.

Breaking News..All you had to do was just ask me for one..No need to go stealing the ppl things..Come on now..

Usain St. Leo Bolt@usainbolt

Breaking News..All you had to do was just ask me for one..No need to go stealing the ppl things..Come on now..

05:35 PM - 6 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

On Tuesday, Bolt appealed to whoever had stolen the shoes to return them.

I know u love me..but please why u had to go stealing that signed Usain Bolt spikes in Croydon, England..I know u going to return it. Right?

Usain St. Leo Bolt@usainbolt

I know u love me..but please why u had to go stealing that signed Usain Bolt spikes in Croydon, England..I know u going to return it. Right?

05:29 PM - 6 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Bolt ran the 100m in 9.58 seconds at the 2009 World Championships in Berlin.

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That time remains the men's world record for the distance.

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