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Aussie tourism gets Lightning Bolt support

He already wears the green and gold ... and is a huge cricket fan

Australian tourism just got a Bolt from the blue in the form of an endorsement from Jamaican sprinting star, Usain Bolt.



Fresh from winning the 100-metre sprint for a record third time at the Rio Olympic Games, the greatest runner of all time admitted to being an Oz-phile.


I love coming to Australia, he told Channel 7 trackside.


“You know it’s my favourite place to vacation. So I’m coming.”


Bolt has often visited Australia, and among the avid cricket fan’s biggest sporting idols is ex-Australia batsman Matthew Hayden.


However, the man nicknamed Lightning Bolt is going to be in hot demand, so Tourism Australia would have to get in line.


On famil with Chris Hemsworth                                                                


Or perhaps they’d prefer to stick with a fictional, albeit Aussie, superhero?


Two weeks ago, Tourism Australia signed a new $20 million marketing deal with Qantas, and last week an agreement with Tourism Western Australia.


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Written by: Mark Harada
Published: 15 August 2016

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