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Olympic Results 2012: Usain Bolt and Jamaica Set New WR in 4x100-Meter Relay

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 11:  Usain Bolt, Yohan Blake, Michael Frater and Nesta Carter of Jamaica celebrate next to the clock after winning gold and setting a new world record of 36.84 during the Men's 4 x 100m Relay Final on Day 15 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 11, 2012 in London, England.  (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)
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Devin NoonanCorrespondent IIINovember 6, 2016

Jamaica's 4x100-meter men's relay team has officially put the cap on the nation's extraordinary track performance at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Led by Usain Bolt, the team put on a dominant show in London as they successfully defended their title while coasting to yet another new world record.

The US finished .20 seconds off the gold medalists for the silver with a time of 37.04 seconds, tying the former world record held by Jamaica.

Trinidad and Tobago rolled in over a second later for the bronze with a time of 38.12, edging out the French team by just .04 seconds for a spot on the podium.

The 36.84 second world-record performance of the Jamaican team isn't much of a surprise, with speedsters Usain Bolt and Yohan Blake leading the charge.

With the win, Bolt has now earned his sixth gold medal and has completed his efforts to reclaim each of his titles from Beijing.

Bolt has established himself as the fastest man in the history of the Olympics, holding the world record in the 100-meter dash, 200-meter dash and now the 4x100-meter relay.

Blake, who finished second in the 100-meter and 200-meter dash, has now added a gold medal to his 2012 collection.

The record-setting relay team was rounded out by 100-meter specialists Nesta Carter and Michael Frater.

After today's performance, there is absolutely nothing left for Usain Bolt to prove, as he has solidified himself as the best sprinter of all time.

That is...unless he wants to go for a three-peat in 2016.

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