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14th Apr 2015

World Champion sprinter: I’d leave Arsenal pair in my dust

Hector Bellerun...

Nooruddean Choudry

World indoor champion sprinter Richard Kilty has challenged Arsenal pair Héctor Bellerín and Theo Walcott to a race – any distance, any time and anywhere…

If the British sprinter seems a tad riled it’s because he is. Reports suggest that Bellerín has overtaken Walcott as the fastest man at Arsenal over 40 metres.

The right-back supposedly ran the distance in 4.42 seconds – which is quicker than Usain Bolt managed when he broke the 100m world record in 2009.

Kilty isn’t happy with such comparisons and has challenged both Bellerín and Walcott to a foot race in order to shut the media up with their silly comparisons.

The 25-year-old is so confident that he could easily skin the pair that he’s willing to lay down a £30,000 wager, which both footballers earn in approximately 4.42 seconds…