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The Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture, the Honourable Olivia Grange, MP has congratulated the World and Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt on winning the Laureus Sportsman of the Year award for the second year in succession.
The Laureus World Sports Awards were held in Abu Dhabi today.
Congratulating Bolt, Minister Grange said:
“This is another much deserved award for Usain for a year in which he set new world records in the 100 and 200 metres and helped the Jamaica team win the 4×100 metres relay gold medal at the World Championships in Berlin.
Usain is truly an exceptional athlete who has given new energy to the sport of track and field. All of Jamaica is proud of his achievements.”

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