Posted July 24, 2012 on AP on Fox
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The side of the track was packed with school kids waving Jamaican flags and jamming to the blaring tunes of Bob Marley. They were waiting in the searing sun to catch any sort of glimpse of the world's fastest runner. Before Tuesday, Usain Bolt and the rest of the team trained for the London Olympics in complete seclusion on a track at the University of Birmingham. This was a chance to see Bolt. One by one, the Jamaicans ran by as they completed their workouts, drawing appreciative applause. Bolt never appeared. Neither did Yohan Blake or any of the other top sprinters. On this day, the highlight was when Errol Nolan walked by wrapped in a Jamaican flag. That drew quite a few cheers, possibly because the fans believed he was Bolt.
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