Athletics - Jamaicans shatter 4x200 metres relay world record

Olympic silver medallist Yohan Blake led Jamaica to a world record in the men's 4x200 metres relay when they clocked one minute 18.63 seconds at the IAAF World Relays on Saturday.

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Yohan Blake (PA Photos)

The sizzling time clipped 0.05 seconds off the mark the Carl Lewis-anchored U.S. team set in 1994.

St. Kitts and Nevis finished a surprising second in 1:20.51 while France took third in a European record 1:20.66 after the U.S. team were disqualified.

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