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#GC2018: Nigerian women's 4x100m relay team bags bronze; 4x400m team wins silver

14 April 2018

England finished in 42.36 seconds to win gold while Jamaica settled for silver with a 42.52 seconds finish.

Philip, an Olympic bronze and World silver medalist in the event, had finished fourth in her 100m final and said: "We usually compete before the boys, but they competed before us and won gold, so we thought we had better not embarrass ourselves". All I said was: "Hold it, hold it, hold it".

Asher-Smith said: "That is testament to Lorraine's mental strength and incredible talent, to come in here against a world-class field with minimal practice and get a gold medal".

'I still feel sad about the 200 but I can't do anything about it now'.

England's netball team set up a final against Australia on Sunday after a historic and thrilling victory over Jamaica. We had a job to just run, make sure we got the baton around and give it to Lorraine with enough of a lead to do her job and she did.

The squad of Hughes, Reuben Arthur, Richard Kilty and Harry Aikines-Aryeetey, none of whom featured in Great Britain's world championship relay title past year, won in 38.13sec. "Anything they can do we can better".

Hughes, reflecting on his mixed fortunes on the Gold Coast, said: 'It's been a long week, but I'm still a gold medallist.

'I told them just get me the baton and I'll do what I have to do.

With none of the world championship-winning quartet of CJ Ujah, Adam Gemili, Danny Talbot or Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake available, either through absence or injury, Kilty added: "It shows how strong we are - a completely different team that ran in London came out here and beat some of the best sprinters in the world - it's fantastic". I wanted to do the relay. "I'm happy I was a part of the team to help the guys get the gold".