Usain Bolt was photographed and even videotaped with a plethora of women before, during and after the Rio Olympics this past summer, despite having a longtime girlfriend, Kasi Bennett.
So, you already know that when the world's fastest man is seen with a woman who's not Kasi, the rumor mill is going to start churning quicker than Bolt could finish the 100-meter dash that he's stepping out on his girlfriend. Especially when she's a Down Under banger ...
But that doesn't seem to be the case this time, as Bolt was seen enjoying a leisurely boat ride with Australian Olympic sprinter Morgan Mitchell on Melbourne's Yarra River on Friday.
According to the Daily Mail, Bolt, 30, took the boat ride with Mitchell, 22, in promotion of the Nitro Athletics competition, which is slated to begin in Melbourne next February. Bolt will both compete and serve as a captain for the competition.
“This will be track and field as it’s never been seen before and that’s why I’m involved — not only as a competitor, but also as a team captain,” Bolt said, as reported by the Associated Press. “Nitro Athletics is what track and field needs — a fresh way to present the sport.”
Mitchell is also slated to participate in the competition.
That's precisely why both Mitchell and the nine-time Olympic gold-medal winner flooded their Instagram and Twitter accounts with photographs of them helping to announce the upcoming Nitro Athletics games.
Still, as flirtatious as Bolt has been and as bad as Mitchell is, it's not going to stop people from talking.
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