Bristol Phoenix cricketer Charlotte Dukes, from Tytherington, meets "fastest man in the world" Usain Bolt
A YOUNG Tytherington cricketer was starstruck when she met the "fastest man on the planet" Usain Bolt.
Charlotte Dukes, 16, who plays with Bristol Phoenix Cricket Club and also represents the county both at under 17 and senior women levels, enjoyed the experience of a lifetime as she was invited to have a friendly chat with one of the most famous Olympians of all time.
The sporstwoman was one of just five younsters to have won a "meet and greet" with the track world champion at the Olympic stadium in London during Sainsbury's Anniversary Games.
"It was an amazing experience," said Charlotte. "He was very friendly and we chatted about lots of things, including me playing cricket, which he was a bit surprised about.
"I was a bit cheeky and got Usain to sign my Phoenix playing shirt.”
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