sport news Team GB women's 4x100m relay team take excellent silver

Out of the wacky races emerged the British women’s 4x100metre relay quartet with a superb silver medal to upgrade on the bronze they won at the Rio Olympics in 2016.

Just as on that evening in Brazil, it was the foursome of Asha Philip, Desiree Henry, Dina Asher-Smith and Daryll Neita who did the damage.

They came home in 42.12sec behind the United States, who took gold in a world-leading 41.82secs.

Team GB women’s 4x100m relay quartet won a super silver medal at the World Championships

Team GB women’s 4x100m relay quartet won a super silver medal at the World Championships

The result is an upgrade on the bronze the British girls won at the Rio Olympics in 2016

The result is an upgrade on the bronze the British girls won at the Rio Olympics in 2016

The foursome of Asha Philip, Desiree Henry, Dina Asher-Smith and Daryll Neita won the medal

The foursome of Asha Philip, Desiree Henry, Dina Asher-Smith and Daryll Neita won the medal

Their medal came just moments after Mo Farah took 5,000m silver and shortly before the relay men stole the show with a stunning gold medal.

For Asher-Smith, who finished fourth in the 200m on Friday, it was the completion

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