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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