It was a brilliant run by Nesta Carter, Asafa Powell, Rasheed Dwyer, and Nickel Ashmeade, who secured Jamaica’s place in the Men’s 4x100m Final after winning the heat in 37.41.
Nickel Ashmeade was drafted on short notice after Tyquendo Tracey got injured in the warm up session.
Usain Bolt will line up in the finals to help secure Jamaica’s gold medal finish. The final is scheduled for Saturday at 9:10 a.m. ET/ 8:10 a.m. Jamaica local time. The line up will be Nesta Carter to Asafa Powell to Nickel Ashmeade to Usain Bolt on the anchor leg. Watch the explosive race below.