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Bolt breaks down in tear after injury and defeat in career’s last race

Athletics - World Athletics Championships - Men's 400 Metres Relay Final - London Stadium, London, Britain – August 12, 2017. Usain Bolt of Jamaica appears injured during the final. REUTERS/John Sibley
Athletics - World Athletics Championships - Men's 400 Metres Relay Final - London Stadium, London, Britain – August 12, 2017. Usain Bolt of Jamaica appears injured during the final. REUTERS/John Sibley

lONDON, Aug 13  Usain Bolt suffered a injury midway into his anchor leg of the men’s 4×100 metres relay and pulled out of the last race of career at the World Athletics Championships here on Saturday.

Bolt, who suffered his first 100 metre defeat in nine years on August 5, apparently had a pulled leg only 30 metres into the race. He limped to the finish line in agony.

Britain won the gold in 37.47 seconds, the US won silver in 37.52 and Japan was third in 38.04, Xinhua reported.

China, silver medalist two years ago, was fourth in 38.34.

Former Indian cricketer Harsha bhogle  while expressing his disappointment on the defeat of Bolt tweeted the following

Srilanakan cricketer Mahela jayawardena also could’nt keep  himself away from commenting on Bolt as he tweeted

WeForNews Bureau

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