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Bolt finishes Olympics with golden world record breaking flourish for Jamaica in 4x100m relay

Mike Rowbottom at the Olympic Stadium in London

Usain Bolt_August_11August 11 - Usain Bolt rounded off what has been an outstanding London 2012 athletics programme in suitably outstanding fashion here tonight as – with all clowning put aside – he paid full attention to business on the final leg of the 4x100 metre final, moving clear of Ryan Bailey of the United States before dipping through the line to register the third world record seen in this stadium, bringing Jamaica home in 36.84sec.

Double gold for Farah as London 2012 crowd rises in awe

By Mike Rowbottom at the Olympic Stadium in London

Mo Farah_on_podium_receiving_Olympic_5000m_gold_medal_August_11_2012August 11 - Mo Farah achieved something even the great Haile Gebrselassie never managed here tonight as he added the Olympic 5,000 metres gold to the 10,000m gold he had won a week earlier, thus becoming the seventh man in Games history to complete this double, following in the illustrious footsteps of the likes of Emil Zátopek, Vladimir Kuts, Lasse Virén and, most recently, Kenenisa Bekele.