Result: Team GB take men's 4x400m relay gold at European Championships

Martyn Rooney guides Team GB to their eighth gold of the 2014 European Championships in the men's 4x400m relay in Zurich.

Great Britain have won gold in the men's 4x400m relay at the European Championships this afternoon.

Martyn Rooney, Michael Bingham, Conrad Williams and Matthew Hudson-Smith celebrate after winning the Men's 4x400m final during the European Athletics Championships at the Letzigrund stadium in Zurich on August 17, 2014© Getty Images

The team, consisting of Conrad Williams, Matthew Hudson-Smith, Michael Bingham and Martyn Rooney, ran to victory in a time of 2:58.79 in Zurich.

It ensures that Team GB continue their impressive record in the event, which has now seen them claim a medal at every championships since 1978.

Great Britain have won eight gold medals at this year's competition, and are now just one behind their record tally.

Martyn Rooney of England competes in the Men's 400 metres heats at Hampden Park during day five of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on July 28, 2014
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