Can’t bolt Usain down

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iol news pic usain bolt AP Sprinter Usain Bolt of Jamaica (AP Photo/Yves Logghe)

London - Usain Bolt has proven that he is not just the world’s fastest sprinter, but that he also has the stamina to go the distance - at least when it comes to partying.

The Jamaican athlete spent Thursday night and morning doing the rounds in London, starting with dinner in Fitzrovia and on to some of the capital’s hottest watering holes, before turning up at a South London dentist’s surgery at 10am.

The 27-year-old sports star partied up a storm on several locations in the capital, leaving celebrity haunt Mahiki with two female friends at 3am, before making their way to members club Raffles in Chelsea.

Bolt enjoyed dinner at Burger & Lobster Fitzrovia before heading to bar The Social next door where he was spotted chatting to guests and dancing.

According to an eyewitness he left the bar with an unknown woman around midnight, before going to Mahiki – a favourite with all levels of fame, from X Factor rejects to royals.

The sprinter was the life of the party, posing for selfies with staff and guests and even jumping in behind the bar at the Dover Street tiki club, making cocktails and pouring laybacks – when a shot is poured straight from the bottle into the mouth – for staff.

Georgi Raded, manager of Mahiki, said: ‘’He was here all night. He was making his own cocktails – they were rum punch.

‘He’s absolutely amazing, definitely one of the coolest most down- to-earth guys I’ve ever met.

‘He had a table but was up getting involved with everyone, dancing and making drinks.’

 

‘We’d love to have him back, it was great.’

Bolt emerged from Mahiki with a group of female friends just after 3am, but the night was not over for the sportsman. After piling in to a taxi, the group headed off to exclusive members club Raffles on Kings Road – a favourite with the Made in Chelsea cast.

Dressed in an all-white ensemble, Usain appeared to be in high spirits as he took centre stage with his signature ‘archer’ pose – in front of flashing photographers.

He teamed his white T-shirt, which had the words ‘Please Comme the F*** down’ emblazoned across it, with matching skintight jeans and lace-up pumps.

 

It is not known how long Bolt stayed at Raffles, which closes at 5am, but as the sun rose over London, the man of the (early) hour was seen by Clapham South tube station at 8am, strolling with another unknown woman.

A short while later, just before 10am, Chris York – Social Media Editor at Huffington Post UK – met the sprinter in his dentist’s surgery on nearby Clapham High Street – still in the all-white ensemble.

It remains unclear how and why Bolt was there but one person at the scene said he did not appear to be there for an appointment.

Along with a picture, York tweeted: “Just hanging out with #UsainBolt at the dentists. As you do.”

Meanwhile, the athlete recently teamed up with Italian footballer Mario Balotelli, golfers Rickie Fowler and Lexi Thompson, Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero and Brazilian football star Marta Vieira da Silva for a new campaign video for Puma.

The advert shows Usain appear in a hot tub with a group of bikini-clad women, and where he calls on all troublemakers, adding: “Obedience will be discouraged.”

Daily Mail


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