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Women's sprint relay misses out

By Donstan Bonn

Trinidad and Tobago missed out on a medal in the women's 4 x 100 metres relay final when they failed to complete the first exchange at the Olympic Stadium on Friday (August 10).

Lead off runner Michelle-Lee Ahye could not hand over to Kelly-Ann Baptiste, who mistimed her run and was out of the passing zone before her teammate got to her.

The United States won in a new world record time of 40.82 seconds, with Jamaica (41.41) and the Ukraine (42.04) taking silver and bronze, respectively.

Women's 4 x 100m Final - London 2012

1 United States 40.82 WR

2 Jamaica 41.41

3 Ukraine 42.04

4 Nigeria 42.64

5 Germany 42.67

6 Netherlands 42.70

7 Brazil 42.91

- Trinidad&Tobago DNF

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