England 4x400m relay team disqualified

August 8, 2022 9:50 am

[Photo: BBC Sports]

Hosts England’s joy of winning the women’s 4×400 meters relay gold at the Commonwealth Games was short lived this morning.

This is after the team was disqualified for a lane infringement.

The news was announced after the relay quartet had completed their victory lap.

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England’s disqualification meant that Canada takes home gold, Jamaica settled for silver and Scotland won bronze.

In the men’s 4×400 final, Trinidad and Tobago won gold, Botswana finished second and third was Kenya.