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Usain Bolt dumped his girlfriend to focus on London Olympics - Yahoo! Sports

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RunnerSpace.com/Pro   on May 14 2012, 04:59 PM

Usain Bolt ended his six-month relationship with a Slovakian fashion designer in order to focus on the upcoming Summer Olympics.

News reports suggest Bolt's breakup with Lubica Slovak, 28, was because of his desire to repeat his double-gold/world-record Olympic performance in London. The Jamaican swept the sprint events in 2008 and set the world marks in each race.

A source close to Bolt told The Sun, "He will have plenty of time for relationships. At the moment he's concentrating on his running career and doesn't want anything to distract from that."

Slovak emigrated to Canada as a teenager and later...

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peteregan
A girlfriend can indeed become a major distraction for anyone trying to accomplish something globally noteworthy. While this certainly won't work any miracles for Bolt's public image, it may well turn out to be a good decision in terms of its impact on his bottom line.

Cute girl, although not necessarily cute enough to keep at the expense of his professional success as a sprinter.
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