England take double 4×100 metres relay gold as Zharnel Hughes puts Commonwealth Games heartbreak behind him

ZHARNEL HUGHES admitted profitable 4×100 metres relay gold was redemption after his 200 metres heartbreak.

The lads took the Commonwealth Games title on Saturday in 38.thirteen seconds earlier than the ladies's workforce gained their dash relay, with lengthy jumper Lorraine Ugen parachuted in at brief discover to assist.

 England's Reuben Arthur, Richard Kilty, Harry Aikines-Aryeetey and Zharnel Hughes celebrate winning the men's 4x100m relay final

England's Reuben Arthur, Richard Kilty, Harry Aikines-Aryeetey and Zharnel Hughes rejoice profitable the lads's 4x100m relay ultimate
 Lorraine Ugen, Bianca Williams, Dina Asher-Smith and Asha Philip of England of England celebrate as they win gold in the Women's 4x100 metres relay final

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Lorraine Ugen, Bianca Williams, Dina Asher-Smith and Asha Philip of England of England have fun as they win gold within the Ladies's 4×100 metres relay ultimate

The male quartet gained forward of South Africa and Jamaica, offering glory for Hughes who collected a gold medal having been disqualified from the 200 metres after profitable the race on Thursday.

"It's been an extended week man, however I'm nonetheless a gold medallist," he stated, after his run with Reuben Arthur, Richard Kilty and Harry Aikines-Aryeetey.

"I'm actually proud of that and pleased with it. I advised them simply get me the baton and I'll do what I’ve to do. It's going to be redemption and it was simply that.

"I've put the 200 metres behind me. It's prior to now. This exhibits I’m a world-class athlete.

"I got here out right here yesterday with no sleep and did what I wanted to do and we've come out victorious.

 Zharnel Hughes was disqualified after winning the individual 200m final

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Zharnel Hughes was disqualified after profitable the person 200m last
 Hughes ran a strong bend on the third leg to help England storm to victory in the sprint relay

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Hughes ran a robust bend on the third leg to assist England storm to victory within the dash relay

"I nonetheless really feel unhappy concerning the 200 however I can't do something about it now."

The ladies – Asha Philip, Dina Asher-Smith, Bianca Williams and Ugen – adopted in a nationwide document of forty two.26s with Ugen solely changing the injured Corinne Humphreys on Friday night time.

Ugen, who got here fourth within the lengthy bounce on Thursday, solely educated with the squad for 10 minutes on Saturday morning.

She stated: "I came upon yesterday I used to be on the staff, I did my first exchanges within the heat-up monitor.

 Lorraine Ugen held her nerve and her form as she brought the England quartet home for gold in the 4x100m relay

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Lorraine Ugen held her nerve and her type as she introduced the England quartet house for gold within the 4x100m relay

"I didn't really feel too nervous and I used to be solely going to do it if I felt I used to be able to doing the job.

"They gave me a very huge lead and all I needed to do was maintain it. The final time I did a relay was at College – a couple of years in the past."

The ladies's 4x400m squad of Anyika Onuora, Finette Agyapong, Perri Shakes-Drayton, Emily Diamond got here fourth with Jamaica taking gold.

However there was disappointment earlier for Jamaica's males, who might solely end third within the males's 4x100m race, main Usain Bolt to write down a cheeky tweet suggesting he may need hung up his spikes too quickly.

England and Nice Britain's males have now gained the final two 4x100m main championships golds, the latter having triumphed on the World Championships in London final yr.

In the meantime, Laura Weightman collected bronze within the ladies's 5000 metres – behind dominant winner Hellen Obiri – and Morgan Lake took silver within the excessive leap.

It took England's athletics medal tally to 14 – nonetheless in need of their worst-ever complete of 18 from Melbourne in 2006 – forward of Sunday's marathons.

Elsewhere, Scotland's Jake Wightman took bronze within the males's 1500m.

BBC sports presenter Mike Bushell falls into pool interviewing Commonwealth Games swimmers on stay TV

England's netballers reached a primary Commonwealth Games remaining in probably the most dramatic of circumstances as Jo Harten netted a final-gasp aim to seal a fifty six-fifty five comeback victory over Jamaica.

Eight-time Olympic dash champion Bolt watched on as 6ft 5in objective shooter Jhaniele Fowler-Reid's impressed capturing propelled Jamaica right into a formidable six-objective half-time lead.

Tracey Neville's aspect chipped away on the deficit, with Helen Housby capturing nicely and Geva Mentor and Eboni Beckford-Chambers in defence forcing Fowler-Reid into uncommon missed photographs. She missed three in the entire recreation, scoring forty seven.

 Jo Harten is mobbed by her team-mates after the final-second goal snatched victory for England over Jamaica in the netball semi-final

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Jo Harten is mobbed by her workforce-mates after the ultimate-second objective snatched victory for England over Jamaica within the netball semi-remaining

Housby netted to degree at 50-50 with six minutes remaining, however England wanted to maintain up the depth.

Jamaica levelled at fifty five-all with 25 seconds remaining. England used the clock, Housby missed her late try, however Harten regained possession, stored her composure and scored to spark jubilant celebrations.

After semi-ultimate defeats in all 5 earlier editions of the Commonwealth Games through which netball has been included, with three bronze medals, England lastly have a shot at gold.

 The England players celebrate after their dramatic win over Jamaica secured a Commonwealth Games final spot

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The England gamers have fun after their dramatic win over Jamaica secured a Commonwealth Games remaining spot

"What a comeback for our women," Neville, a Commonwealth bronze medallist in 1998, stated.

"I simply stated to them now: as a participant I solely dreamed to be on this state of affairs, however I used to be by no means ok. It's nice to stay my dream by means of these they usually've simply completed so nicely."

At world and Commonwealth degree, England had misplaced 17 of their final 18 semi-finals – the exception in 1975 once they gained World Cup silver.

ZHARNEL HUGHES admitted profitable 4×100 metres relay gold was redemption after his 200 metres heartbreak.

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