Jamaica set a new world record or 37.10 seconds in the men’s 4×100 meters relay at the Beijing Olympics. Trinidad and Tobago captured silver, while Japan took the bronze.
Asafa Powell anchored for Jamaica, getting a deserved gold after his failure to get a medal with his compatriot Usain Bolt in the 100 meters.
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