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Trinidad deny US seventh successive 4×400 world title

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 13 August 2017

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Lalonde Gordon of Trinidad and Tobago celebrates winning the final of the men’s 4×400 metres relay ahead of Fred Kerley of the US and Martyn Rooney of Great Britain. (Reuters)

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LONDON – Trinidad and Tobago denied United States a seventh successive world 4×400 metres relay title when they won a breathtaking final at the World Athletics Championships on Sunday.

 

The US led for most of the race until Lalonde Gordon ran a superb final lap for the Caribbean islands to overhaul Fred Kerley on the home straight and give Trinidad their first world title in this event.

Martyn Rooney put up a brave chase for Britain but was unable to haul in the leading pair and the hosts took bronze.

Trinidad’s time of 2:58.12 was the fastest this year.

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