US relay team sprint to world record



The United States have won the women's 4x100 metres relay in a world record of 40.82 seconds at the Olympic Stadium.
The team of Tianna Madison, Allyson Felix, Bianca Knight and Carmelita Jeter raced away from their closest challengers Jamaica to take gold.
The Jamaicans ran a national record of 41.41, but still finished well adrift, while Ukraine took the bronze.
Asli Cakir Alptekin took gold in the women's 1,500m. The Turkish athlete won a slow race in 4:10.23, finishing ahead of compatriot Gamze Bulut, with Bahrain's Maryam Yusuf Jamal third.
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10 August 2012 in Sport, Views: 1
Source: Daily Post
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