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2012 London Olympics - Day 14
Relay world record
The American women's relay team smashed one of the oldest world records when they won the 4x100m relay title at the Olympic Stadium on Friday in 40.82. The quartet took more than half a second off the 27-year-old record of 41.37 set by East Germany in 1985.
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The American women's 4x400m relay team shattered a 27-year-old world record to win gold at the Olympic Stadium on Friday.
The American quartet of Tianna Madison, Allyson Felix, Bianca Knight and Carmelita Jeter blazed round the Olympic track in 40.82 on Friday, beating East Germany's record of 41.37, which had stood since 1985.
Lavillenie breaks Olympic record
Renaud Lavillenie broke the men's Olympic pole vault record to win a gold medal for France in an enthralling competition at the Olympic Stadium on Friday. Lavillenie was the only athlete to clear 5.97m.
Renaud Lavillenie of France celebrates his new Olympic Pole Vault record of 5.97m at the Olympic Stadium on Friday. Germany's Bjorn Otto won silver, with compatriot Raphael Holzdeppe claiming bronze after both cleared 5.91m.
Bahamas stun Americans
The Bahamas shattered America's decades-old dominance of the 4x400m relay at the Olympic Stadium on Friday, storming to victory on the final leg to snatch a dramatic gold medal. It was the first time an American team contesting an Olympic 4x400m relay final had been beaten since the 1972 Munich Games.
Asli Cakir Alptekin led a shock 1-2 for Turkey when she won the women's Olympic 1 500m at the Olympic Stadium on Friday in 4:10.23, handing her country a first-ever gold medal in track and field. Alptekin kicked for home and held her nerve to win gold ahead of fast-finishing teammate Gamze Bulut.
Former world record holder Tatyana Lysenko of Russia won the gold medal in the women's Hammer Throw with an Olympic record of 78.18m at the Olympic Stadium on Friday.
Mathew Belcher and Malcolm Page
Mathew Belcher (R) and Malcolm Page (L) of Australia celebrate in the Olympic rings after winning gold in the men's 470 Sailing on Friday at the Weymouth & Portland venue.
Spain competes in the women's Teams Synchronised Swimming Free Routine final at the Aquatics Centre on Friday.
Mariana Pajon (L) of Colombia rides through a jump on her way to winning the gold medal in the women's BMX cycling final at the BMX tTack on Friday.
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