Kim Collins competing in 5th Olympics!

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Kim Collins, photo by PhotoRun.net

Collins for 5th Olympics

BASSETERRE (SKN): Kim Collins has been cleared for Rio to compete for his country St. Kitts and Nevis. It will be his 5th olympics at age of 40. Collins and the St Kitts and Nevis Olympic Committee (SKNOC) issued a joint statement announcing that a path has now been cleared for his participation "following closure on the long-standing issues between the two parties". "I am extremely happy that our longstanding issues have finally been put to rest, and I will once again have the honour of representing my country in track and field," Collins said. Informs insidethegames.

RunBlogRun opines: Kim Collins is one of the most enduring athletes in the sport. That he is able to compete in his fifth Olympics is pretty incredible. We look forward to seeing him in Rio!

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