Result: Great Britain reach 4x400m relay finals

Great Britain's Martyn Rooney celebrates his victory in the Men's 400m final during the European Athletics Championships at the Letzigrund stadium in Zurich on August 15, 2014
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Great Britain's 4x400m men's and women's relay teams make it out of the European Championship qualifying heats, reaching their respective finals in Zurich.

Great Britain's 4x400m men's and women's relay teams have made it out of the European Championship qualifying heats and reached their respective finals.

Martyn Rooney, who won 400m gold just 24 hours ago, picked up the baton from Rabah Yousif and comfortably steered his team home, winning their qualifier in 3:00.65.

Meanwhile, Margaret Adeoye nearly overtook Justyna Swiety of Russia on the home straight of the women's race, but had to make do with second place in their heat.

Joining Britain in the men's final are France and Germany, while Poland made it to the women's final alongside Team GB and Russia.

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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