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Result: England pipped to bronze in 4x400m relay

Result: England pipped to bronze in 4x400m relay
England are pipped to bronze at the death in the women's 4x400m relay race at the Commonwealth Games.

England have been pipped to bronze at the very end of the women's 4x400m relay race at the Commonwealth Games.

The 4x100m men's and women's teams each claimed gold for England earlier in the day at the Carrara Stadium, but there was to be no repeat as Botswana edged England in a tense finish.

Emily Diamond was third going into the final leg following good work from teammates Anyika Onuora, Finette Agyapong and Perri Shakes-Drayton and was on course for the bronze until the final 20m, when Botswana's Amantle Montsho seized her chance and pushed on ahead.

The gold went the way of defending champions Jamaica with a time of 3:24.00, only slightly slower than the Games record they set in Glasgow four years ago.

Nigeria took silver with a time of 3:25.29, while home nation Australia, who claimed a silver in Scotland, had to settle for fifth place this time around.

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Amantle Montsho of Botswana competes in the Women's 400 metres semi-final at Hampden Park Stadium during day five of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on July 28, 2014
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