Originally written on Sports-Glory  |  Last updated 10/3/14

BERLIN - AUGUST 22: Usain Bolt of Jamaica celebrates winning the gold medal in the men's 4x100 Metres Relay Final during day eight of the 12th IAAF World Athletics Championships at the Olympic Stadium on August 22, 2009 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Usain Bolt, Yohan Blake, Michael Frater and Nesta Carter of Jamaica won the 4x100m relay race at the Olympics on Saturday night and set a new world record at 36.84 seconds.

Bolt anchored the Jamaicans, who have won the event back-to-back now, while Ryan Bailey of the United States anchored the Americans who won the silver medal and set a national record with a time of 37.04 seconds.  

Canada initially won the bronze medal, but were disqualified as one of the runners ran out of his lane, giving Trinidad and Tobago the bronze in 38.12 seconds.

Usain Bolt leaves the London Games with three gold medals in three events.  


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