Bolt anchors Jamaica into relay finals

Bolt anchors Jamaica into relay finals

Bolt anchors Jamaica into relay finals

Their career successes dictated that they should both leave with gold medals hanging around their neck but there were a number of party-poopers on hand to steal a portion of the limelight. "He's awesome, he's a legend, he's built such a legacy that athletes around the world will be able to use going into their career".

Sports list five of the most memorable track races featuring Jamaican Usain Bolt, who brought down the curtain on his glittering career on Saturday.

Anchoring Jamaica in the final of the 4x100 metre relay at the World Championships, Bolt pulled up with a leg injury down the home straight as he took the baton in third place and with plenty of work to do. Another German, Kai Kazmirek, is in bronze-medal position with 7,796 points.

Here was the moment Bolt's career came to an end.

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In other events, Russia's Maria Lasitskene, competing as an authorized neutral athlete, retained the women's high jump title as the 24-year-old cleared 2.03 meters for the gold medal.

Instead, Britain upset the United States to take gold in 37.47 seconds.

The men finished fourth in their heat, but qualify as fastest losers, clocking 3:03.10.

He finishes the 2017 IAAF World Championships with a bronze medal in the men's 100m, his final-ever individual track race. Prior to the men's final, the women's quartet of Asha Philip, Desiree Henry, Dina Asher-Smith and Daryll Neita took silver after finishing second behind the United States.

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"To run it with Danny Talbot after such disappointment in London 2012, it is so special to come back", said Gemili, who was not selected for the individual races and missed an Olympic 200m bronze by three thousandths of a second previous year.

Germany clocked 42.34 seconds for the victory, well ahead of Jamaica, who crossed the line in 42.50.

Mo Farah bids adieu to the track in terms of championships and will hope to add a fourth successive world crown in the event to his impressive tally of titles which if successful will also see him complete a fifth global double in the 5 and 10k (two Olympics and three world championships).

Bolt was incredibly gracious in defeat, which saw Gatlin bow down on one knee before him after the race. He won a third 10,000-meter gold on the first day of the championships.

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