Usain Bolt’s swansong ends in dismay, Great Britain win 4X100m gold

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Usain Bolt suffered a cramp during the 4x100m final at the IAAF World Championships in London. (AFP)

Usain Bolt suffered a cramp during the 4x100m final at the IAAF World Championships in London. (AFP)

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Usain Bolt took over the baton with Jamaica in third place in the race. (REUTERS)

Usain Bolt took over the baton with Jamaica in third place in the race. (REUTERS)

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Jamaica were banking on Bolt’s incredible acceleration to take them up the podium. (REUTERS)

Jamaica were banking on Bolt’s incredible acceleration to take them up the podium. (REUTERS)

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However, Bolt looked to be in serious discomfort shortly after. (REUTERS)

However, Bolt looked to be in serious discomfort shortly after. (REUTERS)

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Bolt started slowing down as it became evident that the last race of his career would end without a medal. (REUTERS)

Bolt started slowing down as it became evident that the last race of his career would end without a medal. (REUTERS)

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The legendary sprinter fell down on the track due to cramp. (REUTERS)

The legendary sprinter fell down on the track due to cramp. (REUTERS)

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Bolt was visibly dismayed by what had transpired. (REUTERS)

Bolt was visibly dismayed by what had transpired. (REUTERS)

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He eventually get back up, but it was Great Britain who clinched the gold medal. (AP)

He eventually get back up, but it was Great Britain who clinched the gold medal. (AP)

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Bolt’s teammates consoled him after the race. (REUTERS)

Bolt’s teammates consoled him after the race. (REUTERS)

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Despite a hiccup at the end, Bolt finishes his glittering career with an incredible 19 major gold medals. (AFP)

Despite a hiccup at the end, Bolt finishes his glittering career with an incredible 19 major gold medals. (AFP)

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