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Jamaican sweep: Bolt, Fraser-Pryce anchor teams to 4x100 relay gold

Moscow, Russia (Sports Network) - Jamaica won both the men and women's 4x100- meter relays Sunday to close out the 2013 World Track & Field Championships.

Usain Bolt and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce each completed a triple-gold at the meet by anchoring their teams to victory. The duo had already won the 100 and 200 meters.

The Jamaican men's squad of Nesta Carter, Kemar Bailey-Cole, Nickel Ashmeade and Bolt finished in a world-leading time of 37.36 seconds. The United States took silver in 37.66 and Britain earned the bronze in 37.80.

Carrie Russell, Kerron Stewart, Schillonie Calvert and Fraser-Pryce crossed the line in a championship record 41.29 seconds. France was second in 42.73, two one hundredths of a second ahead of the Americans.

Kenyan Asbel Kiprop defended his title in the men's 1,500 meters, edging American Matthew Centrowitz by half a second.

Eunice Sum captured gold in the women's 800 meters, finishing just ahead of Olympic and defending world champ Mariya Savinova of Russia. Sum crossed the line in 1 minute, 57.38 seconds, while Savinova finished in 1:57.80.

Also Sunday, German Christina Obergfoll claimed gold in the women's javelin throw and France's Teddy Tamgho won the men's triple jump final.

08/18 11:28:23 ET