Belgian Borlee brothers make world track history

The Belgians, who had finished fifth at the 2011 world champs in Daegu and one place lower at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, eventually finished third in their heat in a season's best of 3min 00.81sec.

updated: August 16, 2013 09:56 IST
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Moscow: The Belgian Borlee brothers made history on Thursday when all three competed in the 4x400m relay, a first for the World Athletics Championships.

Twins Jonathan and Kevin, the 2011 world 400m bronze medallist, ran in their heat alongside younger brother Dylan, making his world debut, and Antoine Gillet.

It was the first time in the history of the world championships that three siblings had all competed together in the same race.

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