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Japan came close to sabotaging Usain Bolt’s bid for Olympic immortality but settled for a first-ever silver medal in the men’s 4×100-meter relay at the Rio Games on Friday.

The Japan team of Ryota Yamagata, Shota Iizuka, Yoshihide Kiryu and Aska Cambridge finished second in a new Asian-record time of 37.60 seconds, just 0.33 behind Bolt and his Jamaica teammates.

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