first_imgHere are the highlights from a dramatic Day 9 of the World Athletics Championships: Usain Bolt limped out in his farewell race as Jamaica finished last in 4x100m relay. In the 5000m race, Mo Farah finished second to Ethiopia’s Muktar Edris.03:08 IST: That’s all for today. Have a good night ahead.AP Photo02:50 IST: Not the best way to finish a fantastic career.Reuters Photo02:38 IST: Usain Bolt bows out without a medal in his final race as Jamaica finish last.02:07 IST: Great Britain win 4x100m relay.???? PANDEMONIUM! @BritAthletics men banish their relay hoodoo at home in front of a home crowd and claim WORLD ?? #BeTheNext hometown heroes pic.twitter.com/TKlrtLaljY- IAAF World Champs (@IAAFWorldChamps) August 12, 201702:36 IST: Bolt cramps, limps and falls down in major heartbreak for Jamaica.02:31 IST: Canada, Turkey, USA, Jamaica, France, GB, China, Japan are the teams.02:29 IST: Bolt warming up on the track. He’s taking it all in before his last race. Huge applause across the stadium.02:25 IST: Race about to start02:19 IST: Teams walking out for the 4×100 m relay02:17 IST: Mo Farah medal ceremony underway. National anthems playing at medal ceremony now.02:!3 IST: Great race.??º?? WHAT A RACE! @usatf holds off a charging @BritAthletics team to take 4x100m relay gold ?? #BeTheNext team pic.twitter.com/h74CDKqBoR- IAAF World Champs (@IAAFWorldChamps) August 12, 201702:10 IST: Time has come for the last event of the day. And also this man’s last-ever major race. Reuters Photo TEN MINUTESUntil the men’s 4x100m final#IAAFworlds // https://t.co/RfYm8ZQsWE pic.twitter.com/P8E8OXLNgCadvertisement- IAAF (@iaaforg) August 12, 201702:09 IST: USA win women’s 4×100 metres relay race.Women’s 4x100m podium:1 USA2 Great Britain & NI3 Jamaica#IAAFworlds https://t.co/HG455PWgxa- IAAF (@iaaforg) August 12, 201702:02 IST: Gold for Germany in Javelin throw.It’s javelin gold to Germany!Johannes Vetter wins the #IAAFworlds title with 89.89m pic.twitter.com/jFSgHXSR6l- IAAF (@iaaforg) August 12, 201701:56 IST: It’s getting closer and closer. Relay time #IAAFworlds pic.twitter.com/U8q9EKqd8e- IAAF (@iaaforg) August 12, 201701:53 IST: Look who’s coming out for the one last time. One last time tonight, @usainbolt will tread the most heated, pressured path in all of sport to the London track… #BeTheNext focused pic.twitter.com/JqzoP61MjH- IAAF World Champs (@IAAFWorldChamps) August 12, 201701:47 IST: Bye bye Mo!Thank you @Mo_Farah2011 ????2013 ????2015 ????2017 ????#IAAFworlds pic.twitter.com/7h11rikAr3- IAAF (@iaaforg) August 12, 201701:43 IST: Meanwhile, it is over for Davinder Singh Kang at #London2017. He finishes 12th (out of 13) with a mark of 80.02m in the javelin throw final.01:41 IST: What will be the outcome of the other outgoing legend? Are you ready? Who’s ready for @usainbolt last race at the #IAAFWorlds ? pic.twitter.com/iKnVX70ySa- IAAF (@iaaforg) August 12, 201701:38 IST: G.O.A.T.World 10,000m: ????????World 5000: ????????Olympic 10,000m: ????Olympic 5000m: ????An undisputed legend #MoFarah#BeTheNext GOAT pic.twitter.com/pRYA5EvTfY- IAAF World Champs (@IAAFWorldChamps) August 12, 201701:32 IST: That’s how you bow out. In style.YEEEEEEZZZZZZZZZZZ!!!SILVER FOR @Mo_Farah Im out?? #MoFarah #REPRESENT ???? pic.twitter.com/l770QtrJsS- British Athletics (@BritAthletics) August 12, 201701:30 IST: And the moment when it came to an end.AP Photo01:29 IST: Maria Lasitskene wins the women’s high jump world title. Maria Lasitskene wins the women’s high jump world title!She wins the #IAAFworlds gold medal after clearing 2.03m pic.twitter.com/5lbXvkT4Iz- IAAF (@iaaforg) August 12, 201701:26 IST: But, lets take out some time and celebrate the sprinting legend’s brilliant career! Take a bow, Mo Farah!AP Photo01:25 IST: Davinder throws  80.02 on his third attempt.01:16 IST: Not the ideal ending to glittering career but a silver nonetheless for the legend.Muktar Edris prevails in an incredible men’s 5000m at #IAAFworldsA worthy championHe wins Ethiopia’s second gold at these world champs pic.twitter.com/Vm1l8twpOc- IAAF (@iaaforg) August 12, 201701:10 IST: Davinder misses his second attempt.01:09 IST: Mo Farah finishes second! And that’s it for the Briton! What a career ti has been. Muktar Edirs wins the sprint finish!Gold for Ethiopia in the men’s 5000m in 13:31.79!2nd Farah GBR3rd Chelimo USA#IAAFworlds- IAAF (@iaaforg) August 12, 201701:09 IST: Muktar Edris wins men’s 5,000m gold for Ethiopia!01:04 IST: Live splits from men’s 5000 metres final.#IAAFworlds Live splits from the men’s 5k final here: https://t.co/RfYm8ZQsWE pic.twitter.com/r2tkWm04sX- IAAF (@iaaforg) August 12, 201701:02 IST: Thomas Rohler throws 87.08 and finishes second after the first attempts. Davinder is 12th. 01:01 IST: Marcin Krukowski throws 82.0101:00 IST: Tero Pitkamaki throws 83.4900:58 IST: Andreas Hofmann throws 75.45 while Ahmed Bader Magour manages 76.3400:56 IST: Petr Frydrych throws 84.31, moves to the third spotadvertisement00:54 IST: Ioannis Kiriazis throws 79.57. Davinder is sixth now.00:52 IST: This man is ready to run for the one last time. Cherish him in slo-mo!Slo-mo Mo#IAAFworlds // https://t.co/RfYm8ZQsWE pic.twitter.com/XWKoD3s85a- IAAF (@iaaforg) August 12, 201700.52 IST: Johannes Vetter moves on to the No.1 position — throws 89.8900.51 IST: Magnus Kirt throws 80.48 and is second now.00:49 IST: Davinder throws 75.40 on his first attempt. 00:48 IST: Keshorn Walcott has thrown 84.48 on his first attempt while Jakub Vadlejch has managed 77.1000:44 IST: The Javelin Throw Final event is about to start and Davinder is third in the startlist.00:39 IST: Meanwhile in women’s 100m hurdles.Sally Pearson for gold! She wins the 100m hurdles final at #IAAFworlds in 12.59! pic.twitter.com/9hus2mg9zM- IAAF (@iaaforg) August 12, 201700:35 IST: Can Davinder write his name in the history books?Athletes are warming up ahead of the men’s javelin final at #IAAFworldsFollow every throw live: https://t.co/oO8duy3Nvc pic.twitter.com/WZ18lbkgRg- IAAF (@iaaforg) August 12, 201700:33 IST: Not long before Davinder takes the field. All the very best to Davinder paaji for the javelin final at @London2017. Bas aapka best dena hai. Pura desh aapke saath hai ??????- Neeraj Chopra (@Neeraj_chopra1) August 12, 201700:20 IST: One last time.He’s inspired and astonished in equal measure. So one last time tonight, see the best. Ever. #BeTheNext #incredibolt pic.twitter.com/ANFaMc5cV8- IAAF World Champs (@IAAFWorldChamps) August 12, 201700:12 IST: Lets not forget this man too. He finished off the 5000m heats in some style. 2?? mo’ hours to go. Here’s how @Mo_Farah reacted after his 5000m heat #BeTheNext multi-champ #MoFarah pic.twitter.com/Qpzq4xTsgh- IAAF World Champs (@IAAFWorldChamps) August 12, 201700:10 IST: Can these four do it for Jamaica? Can the other three help Bolt finish off on a high? 00:05 IST: But today it’s more than just these two legends. India’s own Davinder Singh Kang will look to bring home a medal when he participates in the Javelin throw final. This will be the first of the three major events. Reuters Photo00:03 IST: it’s not just about Bolt today. Another legend bids adieu to athletics — Mo Farah. Reuters Photo 00:01 IST: Just over two hours to go before we see this man for the one last time sprinting on the tracks. Reuters PhotoIt will be the end of an era for athletics on Saturday when Usain Bolt races for the last time in the men’s 4×100 metres relay at the World Athletics Championships.The Jamaican is hoping to step away from the track having won his 20th global championship title, something he was denied last week when he finished third in the 100m behind American Justin Gatlin.Bolt, running the penultimate race of his career, led Jamaica safely through their semi-final in the 4×100 metres relay while United States ran the fastest time of the year.Running the last leg, Bolt eased home, looking over his shoulder, as Jamaica won the second of the two semi-final heats in 37.95 seconds, ahead of France (38.03) and China (38.20).advertisementJamaica are aiming for a fifth successive world title in the event but will face a stiff challenge from the U.S. who won the first heat in 37.70 seconds, with Christian Coleman, silver medallist in the 100 metres, running the anchor leg.Fans flocking to the London Stadium on Saturday will probably be treated to a double dose of the 30-year-old sprint legend as Bolt plans to take part in the relay heats in the day’s first session.MO FARAH AIMS TO GO OUT ON A HIGHThere will be a fair amount of emotion from the stands as Mo Farah also runs in his last track race – the 5,000 metres final.The Briton is aiming to complete an unprecedented World Championship triple-double, having retained his 10,000m title on the first day – the home nation’s only medal.INDIA’S MEDAL HOPES HINGE ON DAVINDERMeanwhile, India’s hopes for a medal in the championships will hinge on Davinder Singh Kang’s shoulders.He became the first Indian to qualify for the final round of the javelin throw World Championships while his more fancied compatriot Neeraj Chopra crashed out in the qualification round.Competing in the qualification round Group B, Kang, who was carrying a shoulder injury, cleared the automatic qualification mark of 83m in his third and final throw as he sent the iron spear to a distance of 84.22m. He had a 82.22m in his opening throw and then came up with 82.14m in his second.The 26-year-old athlete from Punjab was under pressure to touch the 83m in his final attempt and he was the last man to take the throw. He did it in style by sending the spear beyond the qualification mark to the huge relief of the Indian camp.last_img

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