Sport Usain Bolt ends incredible career by collapsing in final race as Team GB win 4x100 gold at World Championships

06:40  13 august  2017
06:40  13 august  2017 Source:   MSN

One Last Dash for Usain Bolt

  One Last Dash for Usain Bolt Usain Bolt is set to contest one last 100-meter sprint on Saturday night at the world championships in London, his final individual event before a long-planned retirement. Capping nearly a decade as the singular face of track and field, he is looking to clinch his seventh global title in the 100, on the same track that hosted his Olympic glories in 2012. His final race overall will be the world championships 4x100 meter relay, scheduled for next Saturday. At this point, Bolt’s bona fides as the greatest sprinter of all time aren’t in doubt.

Great Britain stormed to the gold medal in the 4 x 100 m relay at the World Championships - as Usain Bolt ’s career ended in injury and tears. A British record of 37.47 seconds was the third quickest time in the history of the event, as Team GB held off the challenge of the United States.

9.58 - Bolt 's 100m world record (in seconds), set at the 2009 World Championships in Berlin. 19.19 - his 200m world record (secs) from the same Championships . Usain Bolt ends incredible career by collapsing in final race as Team GB win 4 x 100 gold .

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Great Britain stormed to the gold medal in the 4x100m relay at the World Championships - as Usain Bolt’s career ended in injury and tears.

A British record of 37.47 seconds was the third quickest time in the history of the event, as Team GB held off the challenge of the United States.

Credits: REUTERS © Provided by Trinity Mirror Plc Credits: REUTERS Bolt, beaten into third in the 100m,ran the anchor leg for Jamaica, but pulled up injured as Neethaneel Mitchell-Blake drove GB to victory.

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As Usain Bolt 's career ended in injury, Team GB ran the third fastest time in relay history.

USA finished second, with a time of 37.52, while Japan took third (38.04).

CJ Ujah made a terrific start for Team GB, before Adam Gemili - making a mockery of his 200m exclusion - put Team GB in command down the back straight with a superb show of pace and power.

Credits: Getty Images Europe © Provided by Trinity Mirror Plc Credits: Getty Images Europe Danny Talbot took up the baton to keep the lead, before Mitchell-Blake held off Christian Coleman to claim gold.

"We're world champions, world champions," Mitchell-Blake said through tears of happiness.

However, as Britain celebrated, Bolt was distraught.

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The 30-year-old had attempted to get Jamaica into contention on the final leg, but just as he opened up into his long stride, he pulled up, clutching his hamstring and collapsing to the track.

His team-mates gathered round him and the 19-time global champion was helped to his feet and limped over the line, applauding the crowd as he did so.

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Usain Bolt has blasted his critics before revealing the full extent of the hamstring injury he suffered during the IAAF World Championships 4x100 metres relay - his final race at a major event. Bolt had hoped to bow out in London with two more gold medals to take his Worlds tally to 13, but his competition ended in disappointment.aving finished third in the 100m behind Justin Gatlin and Christian Coleman to lose his individual crown, the Jamaican then pulled up running the last leg of the relay and was unable to finish.

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