Rio Olympics 2016: Bolt-led Jamaica beat Japan to win 4x100m gold

| Saturday, August 20, 2016 - 09:23
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Jamaica clock 37.27 seconds, beating second-placed Japan by 0.33

Rio de Janeiro: Usain Bolt on Friday led Jamaica to the men's 4x100 metres relay gold medal at the Rio Olympics.

Jamaica clocked 37.27 seconds, beating second-placed Japan by 0.33. The United States came third in 37.62 but was disqualified, Xinhua news agency reported.

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Canada finished third with a timing of 37.60 seconds to take the bronze medal.

Bolt has won an Olympic sweep of 100m, 200m and 4x100m for the third straight time.

Surprise World Championship 2015 runner-up China was fourth.

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