Yohan Blake Leads Jamaica to 4×100 Relay Title After World Record Performance

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Olympic silver medallist Yohan Blake made it a perfect trip to the inaugural IAAF World Relays as he anchored Jamaica to a triumphant run in the 4×100 metres relay on Sunday. A night after leading a Jamaican team to a world record in the 4×200 relay, Blake brought his countrymen home in 37.77 seconds to top Trinidad and Tobago in the final race of the two-day programme. “After our world and Olympic gold (in the 4×100), we wanted to confirm our number one position today,” said Blake, who missed the world championships and much of last season with a hamstring injury. “It feels great getting into championship mode … I am back on track.” The Jamaicans were missing world record holder Usain Bolt, who has yet to run this year, and key relay member Michael Frater, but veterans Nesta Carter and Nickel Ashmeade and young Julian Forte had Blake in position for another winning romp.

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