Jamaican Athletes Praise Birmingham
10th Aug 2012
Big up Birmingham!
Jamaican athletes Usain Bolt, Yohan Blake and Warren Weir praise Birmingham and its people after 200m Olympic final.
After winning the Olympic 200m final Bolt said:
“They were extremely great to us, showed us a lot of love and thank you guys. You guys helped us to come out and do our best.”
“I just want to say… Birmingham and London, you guys have been great, Birmingham people, you guys take care of us. We have to give you all the respect Birmingham.”
Jamaica’s Track and Field team trained at the University of Birmingham and stayed in the city before travelling to London for the games.