Jamaican phenomenon Usain Bolt and his countrymen took gold in the 4X100 relay Saturday, setting a new world's record with a time of 36.84. Bolt, who had already won both the 100m and the 200m sprints, anchored the effort, bringing his medal haul at the London Games to three golds. Team USA took silver in the relay, matching the previous world record time of 37.04.
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