ATHLETICS: Usain Bolt powers Jamaica into relay final

Jamaica's Usain Bolt receives the baton from Nickel Ashmeade during the mens 4x100m relay

Jamaica's Usain Bolt receives the baton from Nickel Ashmeade during the mens 4x100m relay

Usain Bolt ended a week of controversy and speculation by finally making his Commonwealth Games debut at a packed Hampden Park on Friday night.

Six days after arriving in Glasgow to great fanfare the world’s fastest man took to the track to run the anchor leg for Jamaica in the heats of the 4x100 metres relay.

His name was greeted with a huge cheer when it was first read out by the stadium announcer, despite his alleged slur, denied by the man himself, on his Games experience, and the roars only grew when he was introduced to the crowd out on to the track.

 

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