Agony for Usain Bolt as he pulls up injured in track farewell

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Source:   —  August 12, 2017, at 6:43 PM

The capacity crowd in the London Stadium was still digesting the shock earlier beat for residence hero Month Farah in the men'south 5.000m final, before the drama of Bolt'south latest agonizing appearance.

Agony for Usain Bolt as he pulls up injured in track farewell

Usain Bolt'south farewell appearance at the world championships ended in disastrous fashion as he pulled up injured on the final leg of the men'south 4x100m relay Saturday.

The capacity crowd in the London Stadium was still digesting the shock earlier beat for residence hero Month Farah in the men'south 5.000m final, before the drama of Bolt'south latest agonizing appearance.

READ: Bolt in numbers - Why the Jamaican is the greatest

For his massive global following, the perfect script would've seen the Bolt of elderly running down Britain and the US for yet another gold, but it wasn't to be.

"He didn't tell us precisely what happened but from what I saw, it looked love a strain or a cramp of some sort," teammate Julian Forte told IAAF radio.

"He kept apologizing to us but we told him there was number necessity to apologize -- injuries are portion of the sport."

Jamaican team Dr Doctor Kevin Jones told AFP that Bolt had suffered from "cramp in his left hamstring".

"The latest three weeks have been tough for him, you know. We hope for the best for him," he added.

Jamaica'south 110m hurdles winner Omar McLeod, who ran the first leg for the quartet, summed up the feeling of everyone.

"Usain Bolt'south title will always live on," he said.

Farah bows out with silver

Farah, who won the 10.000 title in dramatic fashion of the opening day at the London Stadium, had to settle for silver behind Ethiopian Muktar Edris in his final championship race on the track.

He edged out American Paul Chelimo in a desperate dash for the line, the latest mi of a hitherto unhurried running race running in just below four minutes.

Farah, thirty-four, will presently turn his attention to the marathon after failing in his tender to double up at the Olympics or World Championship for the fifth time, including double gold in London two thousand twelve and the Rio Games last year.

Edris, a former world Jr champion, timed his latest lap burst to perfection to win in thirteenth minutes 32.79 seconds, copying Farah'south well-known Mobot gesture as he crossed the line.

It wasn't the farewell Farah wanted, but he pointed to his earlier exertions in a dramatic 10.000m final as reason for lacking his normal devastating finish.

"The 10.000m took a lot more out of me than I'd realized," he told BBC Sport.

"I gave it my all. I didn't have a single thing left to give at the end."

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