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Usain Bolt strikes first Commonwealth gold

Posted on Aug 03 2014 | IANS

Glasgow, Aug 3 : Six-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt anchored Jamaica to the men's 4X100m title at the Commonwealth Games at Hampden Park here Saturday.

The Jamaican quartet of Jason Livermore, Kemar Bailey-Cole, Nickel Ashmeade and Bolt clocked a Commonwealth record of 37.58 seconds for the gold.

England took silver and Trinidad and Tobago finished third.

"It means a lot," said Bolt of the win. "Commonwealth gold is the only medal missing from my collection.

"I'm happy to be here and sorry I didn't manage to run the individual events because the energy out here is wonderful," he said.

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