Thursday, June 14, 2012

Prince Harry: I Can't Wait to Watch Usain Bolt at London Olympics

Prince Harry famously false started to beat Usain Bolt in a race in Jamiaca when he was on his Commonwealth tour, and the encounter with the world's fastest man clearly made an impression.

For Harry has has told the Governor of Jamaica and his wife that he is looking forward to seeing the amazing athlete in action - famed for his 'bolt of lightening stance' which Harry replicated in photos that went around the world - at the London Olympics, which start in just 41 days time.

Harry's comments to Governor General of Jamaica Sir Patrick Allen and his wife Lady Allen were made during a reception for Commonwealth governors general at Buckingham Palace in central London, for the Diamond Jubilee celebrations, last Tuesday, and are reported in Jamiaca's Daily Gleaner today.

Lady Allen, in an interview with The Gleaner upon her return from the festivities in London, said: "Prince Harry recognised us with nods and smiles during the church service, then came over to chat with us during the reception afterwards."

Lady Allen added that Prince Harry mentioned that he was looking forward to going to watch Jamaica's Usain Bolt run at the Olympics and also expressed a desire to visit Jamaica again, but this time for a private visit.