• Great Britain Wins Men's 4x100m final as Bolt gets injured

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World Athletics Championships Men's 4x100m Final: Great Britain's men's 4x100m team won the World championships title in front of packed London Olympics stadium.

The British team clocked a new World leading time of 37.47 seconds to win the world championships gold as American team grabbed silver in 37.52 seconds. 

The Jamaican team did not finish the race as its anchor-man, Usain Bolt, was injured suffered and injury. 

Team doctors say that Usain Bolt suffered a cramp, however an MRI will be conducted on Monday. 

Athletes were held for nearly 40min in the call room and the race was delayed about 15 min. 

"I think this is crazy," said Bolts teammate Yohan Blake. "Forty minutes. Waiting. Warming up. Waiting. Warming up. It just should not happen. To have your champion go out like that, it's crazy."

1 Great Britain & N.I. 37.47 WL

2 United States 37.52 SB 

3 Japan 38.04 SB

4 PR of China 38.34

5 France 38.48

6 Canada 38.59

7 Turkey 38.73

Jamaica DNF




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