• Jamaicans Smash 4x100m Relay Records

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It was a great display of sprinting tonight from Usain Bolt and Jamaica as the small Caribbean nation´s men´s and women´s teams smashed the Commonwealth games 4x100m relay records.

The last two events in the the spectacular final day of the track and field competition were women´s and men´s 4x100m finals. 

In the women´s race Jamaican team stacked with world class stars dominated the race from the gun as Shelly Ann Fraser-Pryce anchored to victory in a new commonwealth games record of 41.82 seconds. 

In the men´s race as usual all eyes were on the world fastest man Usain Bolt.  The six time Olympic champion had to sweat way more tonight as he received the baton a couple of metres behind English team and needed to push himself hard to beat Danny Talbot to win the race in a new games record of 37.68 seconds. 

 The second place finisher England clocked 38.02 while Trinidad and Tobago finished in third 0.08 behind English men.

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Results Track and Field Saturday August 3

Event
Women's Pole Vault Final 
Women's 5000m Final 
Men's Triple Jump Final 
Men's Javelin Throw Final 
Men's 1500m Final 
Women's 4 x 400m Relay Final 
Men's 4 x 400m Relay Final 
Women's 4 x 100m Relay Final 
Men's 4 x 100m Relay Final 
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