Commonwealth Games: England win gold in men’s and women’s 4x100m relays

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    England men win 4x100m relay gold
    2018 Commonwealth Games
    Venue: Gold Coast, Australia Dates: 4-15 April
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    England claimed gold in both the men’s and women’s 4x100m relays to ensure an upbeat end to their Commonwealth Games athletics campaign.

    Harry Aikines-Aryeetey anchored home the men’s quartet, holding off South Africa’s 100m champion Akani Simbine.

    Long jumper Lorraine Ugen then resisted the charge of Jamaica’s double Olympic champion Elaine Thompson on the anchor leg to take gold for the women’s team.

    The relay successes took England’s tally to five athletics medals.

    England women claim gold in 4x100m relay final
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