World Athletics Championships 2017: silver for Farah and GB 4x100m women, Bolt going for gold – live!

Updates from London 2017 | Medal table and scheduleFarah takes world 5,000m silver to fall short of farewell doubleAnd feel free to email Lawrence or tweet @lawrenceostlere 9.53pm BST The teams: Canada, Turkey, USA, Jamaica, France, GB, China, Japan. Chijindu Ujah leads Britain off with Adam Gemili, Daniel Talbot and Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake anchoring. France have a strong lineup with Christophe Lemaitre on the anchor leg, while the USA features Justin Gatlin on leg two and Christian Coleman bringing it home and might just be the favourites, but all eyes will be on Usain Bolt in his final major track appearance. The 110m hurdle champion Omar McLeod leads Jamaica off, handing to Julian Forte before Yohan Blake passes to Bolt. 9.47pm BST Behind the scenes Usain Bolt and Mo Farah share a warm embrace, before the Briton’s medal ceremony. Farah takes to the podium to collect his silver with a smile, and even offers up one last Mobot. Muktar Edris of Ethiopia takes the gold medal with America’s Paul Chelimo collecting bronze. Continue reading......
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