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Ohuruogu tweets her thanks to fans after photo-finish

World Championship 400 metre champion Christine Ohuruogu has tweeted her thanks to fans after her photo-finish

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I wish I could reply you all personally for the tweets that are still pouring in. Truly grateful and happy to finally have an NR.

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Really thanking you from the depths of my heart, it has been a wonderful day for my team esp my coach, we have worked so hard for this

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Keep supporting the team, we appreciate it all the way out here. All fantastic athletes all trying to achieve their best.

Six years after winning her first world crown, the British athlete recovered from a terrible start to surge down the home straight and pip reigning champion Amantle Montsho to the line.

Read more: Ohuruogu wins gold by four thousandths of a second

Ohuruogu wins gold by four thousandths of a second

An official handout photo shows Christine Ohuruogu of Britain (R) as she crosses the finish line ahead of Amantle Montsho (second right) Credit: Reuters

Britain's Christine Ohuruogu won the World Championship 400 metre final by four thousandths of a second.

An official handout photo shows Ohuruogu (right) as she crosses the finish line ahead of Botswana's Amantle Montsho (2nd right) to win gold.

Six years after winning her first world crown, the British athlete recovered from a terrible start to surge down the home straight and pip reigning champion Amantle Montsho to the line.

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Ohuruogu wins 400m event at Anniversary Games

Britain's Christine Ohuruogu, who won silver at the London 2012 Games, stormed to victory in the Anniversary Games today.
Britain's Christine Ohuruogu, who won silver at the London 2012 Games, stormed to victory in the Anniversary Games today. Credit: John Giles/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Olympic 400m gold and silver medallist Christine Ohuruogu has won the women’s 400m event at the Olympic Stadium in the Anniversary Games in London.

Read: Mo Farah set to compete in London's Anniversary Games

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