Usain Bolt’s running shoes fetched $39,000 in a charity auction

At the upcoming 2012 London Olympics all eyes will be set on the fastest man in the world, the Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt.

However the running shoes of the three-time Olympic gold medalist are already making headlines as a pair of his running spikes sold for $39,000 in a live online charity auction at a private dinner event in the Rotary Club of University of Birmingham on Monday.

A signed Jamaican running vest was also auctioned at the charity event which fetched $6,530.

Usain Bolt running spikes sold for $39,000

Bolt’s running spikes sold for $39,000

All the funds raised by the charity auction will provide a life-changing opportunity to a resident student of Jamaica to study at the University of Birmingham.

Usain Bolt running spikes sold for $39,000

Usain Bolt running shoes auctioned

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