Nigeria excelled in the women’s 4x100m relay final on Sunday, beating strong English quartet – Asha Philip, Imani-Lara Lansiquot, Bianca Williams and Daryll Neita, as well as Jamaican team anchored by Elaine Thompson-Herah to win gold.

Nigeria were led off by Tobi Amusan followed by Favour Ofili, Rosemary Chukwuma and Nzubechi Grace Nwokocha – and they sped to an African record of 42.10 seconds.

Meanwhile, the English team came home in 42.41 seconds while Jamaica finished in 43.08 seconds after Thompson-Herah had passed Australia on the final leg.