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Last Updated: Friday June 04 2010 06:53 GMT

Kebab shop owner's Olympic dream

Iskan Barskanmay in action

A kebab shop owner in Scotland is hoping to ditch his kitchen, and compete against Usain Bolt at the 2012 Olympics.

Iskan Barskanmay has been told if he manages to run the 100m in 10.8 seconds then he can qualify for the Turkish team.

He moved to Scotland from Turkey in 1995, and combines training with running his takeaway shop in Jedburgh.

He needs to beat his target at a recognised championship to qualify.

He said: "I can imagine myself up against Usain Bolt, but it all depends on if I get to the Olympics.

"I'm not scared - it would be great, and if I'm going to get beaten I'd like to be beaten by the best."

He added: "I've got big dreams. To go the Olympics is my biggest dream ever and hopefully I will achieve that."