Usain Bolt given 3-ton piece of Berlin Wall

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BERLIN — Usain Bolt was honored by the city of Berlin by receiving an original segment of the Berlin Wall — nearly three tons of it.

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AP Photo/Gero BreloerUsain Bolt was honored Sunday by Mayor Klaus Wowereit, who gave the sprinter a piece of the Berlin Wall with a custom paint scheme.

The Jamaican sprinter, who broke world records in winning gold medals in the 100 and 200 meters, was presented with the piece of wall at a small ceremony Sunday, the final day of the world championships.

The 12-foot high section will be delivered to Bolt’s training camp in Jamaica. Continue reading

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