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Adam Gemili and Dina Asher-Smith run in the 4x100m relay finals at World Championships

By KentOnline reporter

Adam Gemili said 'this is the best feeling in the world' after winning gold in the 4x100m relay at the World Championships.

Dartford ace Gemili ran the second leg as the British quartet stormed to victory ahead of the USA in the London Stadium on Saturday night, setting a new European record in the process.

Jamaican Usain Bolt, in his last ever race, pulled up with an injury just metres from the line.

Adam Gemili

Adam Gemili

Dina Asher-Smith also claimed silver in the 4x100m relay at the World Championships in London on Saturday night.

The USA stormed to gold in the fastest time in the world this year, 41.82secs, but GB followed home in 42.12 to condemn star-studded Jamaica to bronze, seven hundredths of a second back, to the delight of the London Stadium crowd.

The Orpington ace ran a fine third leg around the bend before handing over to Daryll Neita to tear down the final straight. Asha Philip and Desiree Henry had put GB into a strong position before the 21-year-old Asher-Smith took charge.

Asher-Smith - who was a narrow fourth in the 200m on Friday night, despite being sidelined by a broken foot until six weeks ago - told the crowd: "We couldn't have done that without you."

Find out how they qualified on Saturday morning here.

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