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Bolt and the Jamaican Olympic team hosted in Birmingham

24 July 2012 Last updated at 12:34 BST

With superstar sprinters like Usain Bolt and Yohan Blake, the Jamaican Olympic team boasts some of the fastest athletes on the planet.

But Bolt and his team mates are not heading for the London Olympic village just yet.

Instead, they are currently at the University of Birmingham.

Anthony Bartram has been sampling the excitement amongst the city's sixty-thousand-strong local Jamaican community.