One of the most memorable moments of the London 2012 Olympic Games was when the world’s fastest man Usain Bolt, grabbed a camera from Scandinavian newspaper photographer Jimmy Wixtröm and started taking pictures of his experience and also of the dozens of photographers that had huddled round him!
This camera is now up for auction on eBay, the starting price was just $500, but bids have now exceeded more than $7,000. The proceeds of the sale will go to charity.
Bolt had just won another gold medal, after winning the 200m race when he took the Nikon D4 camera and began taking a series of pictures that were beamed around the entire world. It was a historic moment, as Bolt became the first athlete to retain the 100m and 200m Olympic Gold’s. Continue Reading