Prince Harry Playfully Challenges Olympic Champion Usain Bolt to Rematch of Their 2012 “Race”

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Olympic champion Usain Bolt received special birthday wishes — and a challenge — from Prince Harry on Sunday.

Bolt, of Jamaica, cemented his title as the world’s fastest man by winning gold in the 100-meter, 200-meter and 4 x 100-meter relay at the Rio Olympics.

Harry, the fifth-in-line to the British throne, is known for his cheeky sense of humor. He congratulated Bolt on his 30th birthday via Twitter and threw down the gauntlet by challenging Bolt to a rematch of their 2012 race in Jamaica.


Prince Harry, 31, may be the only man who has beaten Bolt on the track, in Jamaica, no less. But, there was a catch: Harry got off to a fast start in his race against Bolt at Jamaica’s University of West Indies in 2012.

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SOURCE: ABC News – Carolyn Durand