World and Olympic 400m champion Kirani James returns to his native Grenada this week.
James will arrive at the Maurice Bishop International Airport at approximately 8:00 p.m. ET on Thursday August 30.
Thousands are expected to welcome the Grenadian champion on his arrival.
The celebrations continue on Saturday September 1st (his 20th birthday) with a national motorcade that will conclude with a rally at the National Stadium in St George’s where the government will announce a reward package to James, including a major surprise!
On Sunday September 2nd, a Youth Motivational Programme will be launched in his village in the western fishing town of Gouyave.
James decided to end his 2012 season and return to school at the University of Alabama following his recent victory in the Samsung Diamond League in Lausanne, Switzerland.
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