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Trowbridge sprinter Danny Talbot wins Gold for GB

Trowbridge's sprinter Danny Talbot became a world champion on Saturday night as Great Britain's men's 4x100m relay quartet claimed a gold medal at the World Athletics Championships.

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Amid chaos at London Stadium, Great Britain delivered a shock victory as Usain Bolt's stunning career ended in injury.

The British quartet of CJ Ujah, Adam Gemili, Talbot and Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake pipped the United States to gold in a world-leading 37.47 seconds - also a new European record - but only after Bolt had pulled up on his anchor leg and collapsed to the track.

The USA took silver in 37.52secs and Japan the bronze.

Talbot bowed out of the individual 200m at the semi final stage on Wednesday. Credit: PA

Talbot, is the oldest in a young team at 26 and studied Sports Performance while training at Bath University.

Never before has a British team won a world sprint gold, but the quartet of ran a near-perfect race to hold off the fancied US team.

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