Updated: 12/08/2012 07:01 | By pa.press.net

Jamaica claim 4x100m relay gold



Usain Bolt ran the last leg of Jamaica's men's 4x100m relay

Usain Bolt ran the last leg of Jamaica's men's 4x100m relay

Jamaica have won gold in the men's 4x100 metres relay in a world record time of 36.84 seconds.

Usain Bolt anchored the Jamaican team to gold and even seemed to pay his own tribute to Farah, performing the Briton's 'Mobot' celebration as he crossed the line after powering away from American Ryan Bailey on the final leg.

The US team finished second and Canada thought they had claimed bronze but were disqualified after Jared Connaughton ran outside his lane on the third leg, leaving Trinidad and Tobago to finish third.

Bolt was asked if he could do the 'treble-treble' by winning the 100m, 200m and 4x100m again in four years' time, having achieved the feat first in Beijing and now in London.

He is not convinced it is possible.

Bolt said on BBC1: "I've thought about it but I think it's going to be very hard because Yohan, he's just come into the game and he's running pretty well, and I'm sure there's going to be a lot more cats coming up to run.

"I'm just happy. I'll take it a step at a time."

Asked whether he would run more often in Britain if tax laws change - a factor in him having stayed away in the past - Bolt said: "As soon as the law changes I'll be here all the time.

"I love being here, I have so many Jamaican fans here and it's wonderful."

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11/08/2012 22:01
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Bolt & Farrah 'Mobotalised ' the rest of the contender's for sure.
11/08/2012 22:30
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Fantastic day for Team GB and the wondrous Jamaicans.  Wonderful and congratulations to all
11/08/2012 22:49
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Lovely gesture from and to two great athletes. Congratulations to you Usain and your colleagues on Team Jamaica !

11/08/2012 22:17
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way to go, brilliant for England with the most medals that we have seen, but i truly believe that all sports people who take part in these games as well as the para-olympics are all winners way to go well done to you all 
11/08/2012 23:03
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Privileged to see such an athlete in my lifetime. The mass concensus will say ( and rightly so) he is the King of the Games, The Star, most popular! Great that such a small island have finally knocked The Yanks off their perch ( well Beijing they did, almost did this time round but for the ladies 200m and 4 times 100m relay, still you can't have everything!)
Will be popular and much loved for many many years to come! Hopefully kids will want to be inspired to run like him and break records.
11/08/2012 23:00
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Well Done to The Amazing Jamaicans what some Astounding Fitness Tenacity.. United you Stand Above all''
11/08/2012 22:49
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Liz Atkinson, amazingly enough, a number of the GB medals were actually won by Scots not by English!
12/08/2012 06:39
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Jamaica claim 4x100m relay goldJamaica have won gold in the men's 4x100 metres relay in a world record time of 36.84 seconds.pa.press.net2012-08-12T07:01:562012-08-12T07:01:56Usain Bolt ran the last leg of Jamaica's men's 4x100m relayJamaica have won gold in the men's 4x100 metres relay in a world record time of 36.84 seconds.Usain Bolt anchored the Jamaican team to gold and even seemed to pay his own tribute to Farah, performing the Briton's 'Mobot' celebration as he crossed the line after powering away from American Ryan Bailey on the final leg.The US team finished second and Canada thought they had claimed bronze but were disqualified after Jared Connaughton ran outside his lane on the third leg, leaving Trinidad and Tobago to finish third.Bolt was asked if he could do the 'treble-treble' by winning the 100m, 200m and 4x100m again in four years' time, having achieved the feat first in Beijing and now in London.He is not convinced it is possible.Bolt said on BBC1: "I've thought about it but I think it's going to be very hard because Yohan, he's just come into the game and he's running pretty well, and I'm sure there's going to be a lot more cats coming up to run."I'm just happy. I'll take it a step at a time."Asked whether he would run more often in Britain if tax laws change - a factor in him having stayed away in the past - Bolt said: "As soon as the law changes I'll be here all the time."I love being here, I have so many Jamaican fans here and it's wonderful."seo_keywordsOLY men's 100m relay Sa21Usain Bolt ran the last leg of Jamaica's men's 4x100m relayUsain Bolt ran the last leg of Jamaica's men's 4x100m relayUsain Bolt ran the last leg of Jamaica's men's 4x100m relayUsain Bolt ran the last leg of Jamaica's men's 4x100m relayUsain Bolt ran the last leg of Jamaica's men's 4x100m relayUsain Bolt ran the last leg of Jamaica's men's 4x100m relayUsain Bolt ran the last leg of Jamaica's men's 4x100m relayUsain Bolt ran the last leg of Jamaica's men's 4x100m relayUsain Bolt ran the last leg of Jamaica's men's 4x100m relayUsain Bolt ran the last leg of Jamaica's men's 4x100m relayUsain Bolt ran the last leg of Jamaica's men's 4x100m relayUsain Bolt ran the last leg of Jamaica's men's 4x100m relayUsain Bolt ran the last leg of Jamaica's men's 4x100m relayUsain Bolt ran the last leg of Jamaica's men's 4x100m relayUsain Bolt ran the last leg of Jamaica's men's 4x100m relayUsain Bolt ran the last leg of Jamaica's men's 4x100m relayUsain Bolt ran the last leg of Jamaica's men's 4x100m relayUsain Bolt ran the last leg of Jamaica's men's 4x100m relayUsain Bolt ran the last leg of Jamaica's men's 4x100m relayUsain Bolt ran the last leg of Jamaica's men's 4x100m relayUsain Bolt ran the last leg of Jamaica's men's 4x100m relayUsain Bolt ran the last leg of Jamaica's men's 4x100m relayUsain Bolt ran the last leg of Jamaica's men's 4x100m relayUsain Bolt ran the last leg of Jamaica's men's 4x100m relayUsain Bolt ran the last leg of Jamaica's men's 4x100m relayUsain Bolt ran the last leg of Jamaica's men's 4x100m relayUsain Bolt ran the last leg of Jamaica's men's 4x100m relayUsain Bolt ran the last leg of Jamaica's men's 4x100m relayUsain Bolt ran the last leg of Jamaica's men's 4x100m relayUsain Bolt ran the last leg of Jamaica's men's 4x100m relayUsain Bolt ran the last leg of Jamaica's men's 4x100m relayUsain Bolt ran the last leg of Jamaica's men's 4x100m relayUsain Bolt ran the last leg of Jamaica's men's 4x100m relayUsain Bolt ran the last leg of Jamaica's men's 4x100m relayUsain Bolt ran the last leg of Jamaica's men's 4x100m relayUsain Bolt ran the last leg of Jamaica's men's 4x100m relayUsain Bolt ran the last leg of Jamaica's men's 4x100m relayUsain Bolt ran the last leg of Jamaica's men's 4x100m relayUsain Bolt ran the last leg of Jamaica's men's 4x100m relay

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