Usain Bolt pulls up in final race as Great Britain win 4x100m gold
Bolt receives treatment of the track (Getty)

Usain Bolt’s final appearance on the track ended in bizarre scenes with the Jamaican sprinter pulling up on the anchoring leg of 4x100m final as Great Britain won gold.

The race was all about Bolt but when he was handed the baton he had much to do.

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Britain were leading and as he set off in pursuit he pulled up with what appeared to be a hamstring injury. So bad did his injury appear a wheelchair was brought out to assist him, although he was eventually able to get to his feet.

But rather than the crowd being in shock as they were when he came third in the 100m final, they were too busy celebrating as Britain won gold, the second for the hosts of these Championships.

Usain Bolt pulls up in final race as Great Britain win 4x100m gold
Bolt pulls up on the last leg (Getty)
Usain Bolt pulls up in final race as Great Britain win 4x100m gold
It was a hugely disappointing end (Getty)
Usain Bolt pulls up in final race as Great Britain win 4x100m gold
Britain cross the line in first (Getty)
Usain Bolt pulls up in final race as Great Britain win 4x100m gold
Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake celebrates gold (Getty)

It was an incredible race from CJ Ujah, Adam Gemili, Daniel Talbot and Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake who looked in disbelief as they celebrated their victory.

Tonight was meant to go some way to softening the blow of disappointment for Bolt in the 100m final.

Last weekend everyone packed into the London Stadium to witness his final solo appearance only to see him beaten into third by American duo Justin Gatlin and Christian Coleman

It seems this is most certainly the right time for Bolt to bow out – and that perhaps he should have done at the Rio Olympics last summer. But despite the disappointment of these World Championships he leaves the sport a legend.

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