MLF anchors 4x100m to 38.83
Mark Lewis-Francis (GBR) anchored the GBR 4 x 100m relay team to a smooth 38.83 secs victory in the Loughborough International match, the traditional curtain opener for the British track season.
The team of Jason Gardener, Dwayne Grant, Marlon Devonish and MLF won the event by over a second in a time that was faster than their gold medal winning performanace in last years European Championships. At the same meeting Chris Thompson (GBR) returned from injury to finish 2nd in the 3000m in 7:56.70 behind Jermaine Mays.
In the adidas Track Classic in Carson, USA Steve Slattery placed 8th in the 3000m in 7:53.15 with Jermaine Gonzales (JAM), in his first race of the season, finishing 3rd in the 400m Race 2 in 45.78 secs.
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