BBC News: "Gold medals are always precious but they take on a different hue when they come out of the blue. After the shocking performances of Britain's male athletes in Athens, few expected them to come up trumps on the final day of track and field action.
But just when it looked like they would finish without an Olympic medal of any colour for the first time in history, the 4x100m relay team recorded one of the most spectacular victories of the Games. The United States looked unbeatable. " Lookout, Linford.