"Lord, I don't ask that I should win, but please, please don't let me finish behind Akabusi."
Shelly-AnnOver the past six months Stuart has written occasional features for Athletics Weekly. The most recent one was on Jamaican World and Olympic 100 metre champion, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce. When Shelly referred to the article on her Facebook page, more than 3,000 people liked it. Then she tweeted a reference to the article to her 90,000 followers. Needless to say Athletics Weekly was pleased with the added publicity.
Some athletes have a championship face - others championship hair!
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