Disaster struck the hot favourite Jamaican women’s 4X100 meters Olympic relay team which did not finish after a bnotched third leg baton change.
The race was won by Russia in a time of 42.31 seconds, followed by Belgium and Nigeria.
Russians celebrate victory in disbelief.
Jamaica’s Kerron Stewart going without the baton on the third leg.
A focused Veronica Campbell-Brown waits in her anchor position before the start.