Usain Bolt wins 4x100m relay gold, equals Carl Lewis' record at World Athletics Championships

The Jamaican quartet of Nesta Carter, Kemar Bailey-Cole, Nickel Ashmeade and Bolt clocked 37.36sec, with the United States claiming silver in 37.56sec and Britain taking bronze (37.80).

updated: August 18, 2013 23:15 IST
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Moscow: Usain Bolt equalled the record for the number of world golds won when he anchored the Jamaican 4x100m relay team to victory at the World Athletics Championships on Sunday.

It was the Jamaican's eighth world gold medal after winning the 100 and 200m at the Berlin worlds in 2009, the 200m in Daegu in 2011, the 100 and 200m in Moscow this week, as well as golds as part of the winning Jamaican 4x100m relay squads in both 2009, 2011 and now 2013.

It means Bolt has joined American women's 200m specialist Allyson Felix, and retired US track stars Carl Lewis and Michael Johnson who, including relays, have all won eight world championship gold medals.

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