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#London2017: Tribute to Bolt planned for closing

Sunday, August 13, 2017

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KINGSTON, Jamaica — A lap of honour by sprint legend Usain Bolt is planned as the curtains close on the 2017 IAAF World Championships in London this afternoon.

At 3:30 pm Jamaica time, the 100 and 200 metre world record holder is scheduled to be presented with a piece of the track from the London 2012 Olympics. A montage tribute will also be played on the screens around the stadium.

The tribute to Bolt, who has this year called time on a stellar career, is scheduled to take place before the medal ceremonies for the men and women 4x400m relays and the handover of the World Championships flag to the next hosts: Doha, Qatar.

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