Jamaica wins 4×100 relay, giving Usain Bolt his 9th gold medal

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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 19: Usain Bolt of Jamaica competes on his way to winning ahead of Aska Cambridge of Japan and Trayvon Bromell of the United States in the Men's 4 x 100m Relay Final on Day 14 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 19, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

RIO DE JANEIRO – Usain Bolt has completed his triple-triple, anchoring the Jamaica 4×100-meter relay to victory in the final to ensure three gold medals at three consecutive Olympics.

Bolt, who has won the 100, 200 and 4×100 relay gold medals at Beijing, London and now Rio, crossed in 37.27 seconds on Friday.

Japan set an Asian record to take the silver in 37.60, holding off the third-place Americans by just 0.02.