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Wait over for fans waiting for West trainers

Queues grew on Thursday as fans were keen to get their hands on a pair of the new trainers Photo: Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA Wire

Dozens of fans managed to get their hands on a pair of limited edition Kanye West trainers today after queuing for days on London's Oxford Street.

Shoe collectors and fans of the rap superstar camped outside the West End branch of Foot Locker for almost a week for the chance to buy a pair of Adidas Yeezy Boost 350 trainers.

Self-confessed "sneakerhead" Sultan Est, 23, was the first to snap up a pair after they officially went on sale at 10am today.

He said: "It was very worth it, all the queuing. I'm definitely going to keep them, they're one of my favourite pairs. I collect sneakers, I've got about 80 pairs in my personal collection."

Kanye West first drew up a deal for his shoe range with Adidas in 2013 and the first 9,000 pairs sold out in 10 minutes.

Kanye West performing in Toronto earlier this sumer Credit: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Today, Press Association reporter Rachel Burnett tweeted that according to a sign put up at the Foot Locker store, they had already sold out of the new shoes.

Foot Locker staff had previously handed out wristbands to help control the crowd after hundreds of people gathered in the street.

Monique Jones, 17, had slept on a bench since Monday to get her hands on a pair of the exclusive trainers.

She said: "It was definitely an experience and it's the first time I've done anything like this. I was number two in the line so it was quick. I do feel bad for anyone who didn't get them."

She added: "There was only about one incident when someone was trying to push in."