Usain Bolt strikes first Commonwealth gold

Last Updated: Sunday, August 3, 2014 - 08:05

Glasgow: Six-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt anchored Jamaica to the men`s 4X100m title at the Commonwealth Games at Hampden Park here on 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 & 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.

IANS

First Published: Sunday, August 3, 2014 - 10:28

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