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Saturday, 11 August 2012 - 8:45
US relay team smash 27 year old world record
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The United States shattered a 27-year-old world record to win gold in the women's 4x100m relay at London 2012.

The team of Tianna Madison, Allyson Felix, Bianca Knight and Carmelita Jeter blazed round the track in 40.82 seconds, beating East Germany's record of 41.37 seconds which had stood since 1985.

Jamaica was second in a national record time of 41.41 seconds with Ukraine coming in third in 42.04 seconds.

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