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Britain win two more relay medals in upbeat finish to World Athletics

• 4x400m women take silver with Allyson Felix inspiring US to gold
• Martyn Rooney anchors men to bronze behind Trinidad and Tobago and US

Almost from the moment Neil Black became British Athletics’ performance director in 2012 he targeted the relays because he knew they were the lowest of low-hanging fruit. Five years on, during the final day of the world championships, he watched as his team gorged on the juicy flesh on offer – and, in doing so, perhaps saved his job.

Related: World Athletics: GB win silver and bronze in 4x400m relays, plus Semenya wins gold – as it happened

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