Disaster as Bolt ends career in London

Gatlin's father flays London crowd for booing son

World Champion Usain Bolt who had earlier settled for a Bronze in 100 metres had to pull out from this race during the final leg as he was injured.

And it was expected that he would make up for it by leading Jamaica to the 4x100m gold.

"My team did a great job", said Gatlin, the oldest of the squad at 35.

"They've been outstanding so far, and continue to surprise me and give me energy", Bolt said.

"There are no words to describe how I am feeling".

In his trademark style, Bolt grabbed the baton from Campbell, who ran the third leg, and blasted ahead of all his rivals and slowed down while approaching the finish line to conserve energy for the finals. Last week when the sprinter ran his last individual race, he didn't have a happy ending and was edged by Justin Gatlin and Christian Coleman of the US despite Bolt running his season best of 9.96 seconds. Still there were some mistakes.

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While the Jamaican lay prone, it was Britain who crossed the line first in a world-leading time of 37.47 seconds, the United States - booed upon entry with 100m champion Justin Gatlin on the second leg - second with 37.52secs and Japan taking the bronze.

Bolt finishes his career with a staggering 14 career medals in the world championships, 11 of them gold, and with eight Olympic gold medals.

Ever since, Bolt has flaunted his power at the end of every major championship, getting the third gold medal for himself and sometimes another world record for Jamaica.

No matter the result of the relay, organisers said Bolt will be afforded a dedicated lap of honour on Sunday in tribute to his wonderful track career.

Farah said he was sad but acknowledged a better man won on the day. The was his farewell race and we wish him the best and hope he recovers soon.

"We are confident we can win. Everything just came in to place tonight and we're so happy".

Also qualifying for the final were France, China, Japan, Turkey and Canada.

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