The signed shoes were stolen from a commercial property in Croydon.

1. Six-time Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt has sent a pair of signed running spikes to London after a framed pair were stolen.

Usain St. Leo Bolt @usainbolt

Breaking News..All you had to do was just ask me for one..No need to go stealing the ppl things..Come on now..

4. On Tuesday, Bolt appealed to whoever had stolen the shoes to return them.

Usain St. Leo Bolt @usainbolt

I know u love me..but please why u had to go stealing that signed Usain Bolt spikes in Croydon, England..I know u going to return it. Right?

5. He later posted an image of himself signing more pairs during a break between PlayStation games.

He later posted an image of himself signing more pairs during a break between PlayStation games.

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Usain Bolt / Via Twitter: @usainbolt

6. Bolt ran the 100m in 9.58 seconds at the 2009 World Championships in Berlin.

Video available at: http://youtube.com/watch?v=3nbjhpcZ9_g. youtube.com

That time remains the men’s world record for the distance.

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