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Jamaica Wins Silver : Men's 4x400m Relay at Rio Olympics

from BBC Sport

Rio Olympics 2016: Farah, Adams & Heath golds take GB past London 2012 haul

Mo Farah successfully defended his Olympic 5,000m title on a day when Team GB ensured they will leave Rio with a bigger medal haul than London 2012. Farah's victory added to his gold in the 10,000m and secured a repeat of the distance double he achieved on home soil four years ago. The medal was Team GB's 65th of the Olympics, equalling London's tally. The 2012 total was then eclipsed when Britain's women won bronze in the final of the 4x400m relay.


London 2012 Olympics: USA women cruise to 4x400m relay gold as GB miss out on medal

USA women cruised to victory in the 4x400m relay to take gold! (L-R) Arthur Wint, George Rhoden, Herb McKenley, and Les Laing captured 4x400m gold in Helsinki in 1952.

from the Guardian

London 2012 Olympics: 9 August - live picture blog

South Africa's Shaun de Jager holds the relay baton at the start of the men's 4x400m relay round 1 heat


Nigeria’s women 4x400m are in a position to win a medal and spare the country some blushes as th...


U.S. Women's 4x400m Relay Team Earns Gold, Men Take Silver in 4x100m Relay

2012 London Olympics US Women Relay Team

from Twitter

Here's why Team USA was disqualified in the 4x100m final

How the finalists were decided in the men's 4x400m heats.

The track was fast tonight... I think we've all caught Olympic fever 🙌🏾. We did a workout inspired by Shelly-Ann Fraser Price: 4 X 400m alternating between 10km and 5km pace. 45 seconds between each rep. 4 X 300m. Alternating between 5km and mile pace. 1 minute rest between reps. Then the fun began. 4 X 200m. Alternating between mile pace and all out pace with 1 minute between reps. 4 X 100m at all out pace. 1 minute 30 between reps 👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾 Thanks coach @roryknightfitness & @mromg…

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Britain's Jack Green runs with the baton

Britain's Jack Green runs with the baton in the men's 4X400m relay heats at the athletics event during the London 2012 Olympic Games on August 9, 2012 in London.