Britain wins as sprint legend fails to complete final race for Jamaica
The Jamaican great crumpled on the track with a left leg injury as he was chasing gold in the 4x100-metre relay at the world championships in London, England.
Jamaica's Usain Bolt falls to the track in the men's 4x100-metre relay final. (Matthias/Getty Images)
Instead, Britain upset the United States to take gold in 37.47 seconds. The Americans were .05 seconds behind. Japan took bronze in 38.04.
It was the first-ever men's championship relay title for the host nation.
Canada finished sixth without its top sprinter Andre De Grasse, who missed worlds with a hamstring injury. Gavin Smellie, Aaron Brown, Brendon Rodney and Mobolade Ajomale finished in 38.59.