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Security ramped up around Jamaican Olympic camp

BY PAUL A REID Observer Writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com

Friday, July 20, 2012 | 8:11 AM    

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BIRMINGHAM, England- Security around the Jamaican training camp here in Birmingham at the Monrow stadium facilities at on the University of Birmingham has been beefed up.

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Access to the stadium had been limited since the start of the camp earlier this week and it got even more difficult today when journalists turned up to find addition security guards and roped off steps that led to areas connected to the stadium and paths used by the athletes to get to the training facilities.

Meanwhile Jamaican sprinting superstar Usain Bolt was seen been driven to and from the track this morning.

It could not be ascertained of the athlete was seeking to avoid distractions and autograph seekers but it is not uncommon for top athletes to get special treatments to accommodate their preparations process.

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