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  1. Greg Rutherford wins long jump gold (8.41m)
  2. David Rudisha wins 800m gold in 1:45.84
  3. Genzebe Dibaba wins 1500m final
  4. Christine Ohuruogu wins her 400m semi
  5. Bolt and Gatlin win their 200m heats

Live Reporting

By Aimee Lewis

All times stated are UK

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Another day ends with another gold for Britain as Greg Rutherford ensures the Super Saturday gang leave Beijing a contented lot. You can watch the Briton jump into British history by clicking here. 

Thanks for joining us. Gabby Logan and her band of experts will be back online and on BBC Two from 19:00 BST. 

And there will be more live coverage tomorrow as Usain Bolt and Zharnel Hughes go in the men's 200m semi-finals, while Eilidh Child competes in the women's 400m hurdles final. Until then...

Gunnell welcomes Rutherford to elite club

@GregJRutherford welcome to the club @Daley_thompson @JDE66 @ChristieLinford #fullset

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Migel Earley:  When Alexander of Macedonia was 33, he cried salt tears because there were no more worlds to conquer - Greg’s only 28.

William Smith: @GregJRutherford fully deserves all the praise coming to him. Great jump! 

Chloe: @GregJRutherford 's interview made me emotional too. What a performance, what a guy  

Screaming & shouting in team hotel

Great night of athletics! Lots of shouting and screaming in the team hotel tonight! Special well done to @lauramuiruns @GregJRutherford

'I couldn't care about the critics'

Asked whether his 8.41m jump will silence those who claimed his Olympic gold was a fluke, Rutherford replies: "Probably not." 

He adds: "I think 8.41m is a stadium record. It wasn't as long as the last jump which won the World Championships but I couldn't' care less to be honest. I could have jumped further."


Suits you, sir

Greg Rutherford is apparently wearing that union flag-inspired waistcoat as he talks to BBC Radio 5 live. "It was a good jump, I knew I caught one," says Rutherford of his winning 8.41m leap.


Watch Rutherford win gold

If you missed it, fear not, here's a chance for you to watch Greg Rutherford becoming the world long jump champion. Warning: you will get goosebumps. 

World Athletics: Greg Rutherford wins long jump gold in Beijing

'Hello champ'

World record holder Mike Powell knows a champion when he sees one.

Mike Powell

Johnson disappointed by US team

US team need to turn it around quick! Competition management has been atrocious with multiple event favorites failing to advance to final!

America are sixth in the table, with six in total but just the one gold. Michael Johnson says his country's failings aren't solely attributed to other countries getting better. He says American track and field is getting worse. 

Britain second in medal table

Is there time to publish the latest medal table? Of course there is. Britain have moved to second, leaping above Jamaica thanks to Greg Rutherford effort. Kenya still top of the pile with four golds, three silvers and two bronze medals. 

Medal table

Golden quadruple

Rutherford gold
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Sarah Duffy: @GregJRutherford fantastic jumper and what an emotional interview. Well done

Kurtis Simon: @GregJRutherford needs to go down as one of our sporting greats now. What a 3 years his had and well deserved. 

andy lake:  Well done to Greg Rutherford, the true gentleman of British athletics, GO for a world busting 9 meters in Rio you can do it  

Who finished where?

Is it too late to mention who won long jump silver and bronze? Possibly, but hey - Australia's Fabrice Lapierre was second behind Rutherford with a 8.24m leap. There was also bronze to sate the Chinese, with Jianana Wang jumping 8.18m. 

'I'm hoping 8.41m was acceptable'

The stresses this year I can't even express to you. I can't wait to get home and see my family. I’m hoping 8.41m was acceptable for people. Maybe I’m not too bad a long jumper.

Greg RutherfordWorld men's long jump champion

An incredible night - Rutherford

I'm a bit lost for words. What an incredible night. It's been unreal. My family and friends helped me build a long jump pit in the garden. It’s unbelievable. This was my best ever performance."

Greg RutherfordWorld men's long jump champion

Roaring Rutherford

"Come on," roars Greg Rutherford again when the interview comes to an end. A number of British fans have stayed behind to pass on their good wishes to Britain's latest world champion. A third gold for Britain. The big names delivering when it matters. 


'Rutherford gave an incredible performance'

Steve Backley

Four-time European javelin champion on BBC TV

It was a chance to deliver something and be part of an exclusive list. Rutherford comes away with another gold. It was an incredible performance and perhaps his best. It was amazing how the rest of the world folded. He stood strong and came good.

Tears from Rutherford

Phil Jones has done it again - he's made a British athlete cry. Rutherford is unable to finish his sentence when the tears start to flow. It was talking about the sand pit in his garden which did it. "Hopefully 8.41m will be long enough for people," says Rutherford when he regains his composure. 

Tears from Rutherford

Phil Jones does it again. The BBC man is talking to Greg Rutherford and the world champion fails to finish his sentence because the tears start to flow. It was talking about the sand pit in his home which got Rutherford going. "I'm hoping 8.41m is acceptable for people this time," says Rutherford when he regains his composure. 

'I'm so happy for Greg'

Rutherford wins long jump gold

Greg called me to ask for advice about jumping further. He is always willing to learn and he can still improve. On top of that, Greg is an extraordinarily nice human being."

Four-time long jump champion Dwight Phillips on Radio 5 live

Four titles in three years

He does it yet again!!!! @GregJRutherford is such a competitor! 4 titles in 3 years.... Congratulations! Serious turn on for the champs!

'Rutherford benefits from home comforts'

Dai Greene

2011 world 400m hurdles champion on BBC TV

Being at home and spending time with his family is what he prefers. He's obviously spent time and money putting a long jump pit in his garden. The other guys put in big jumps here and there in the year, but it's different in the big competitions.

Rutherford joins exclusive club

Greg Rutherford is continuing with his lap of honour, posing for the men with the long lenses with his union flag. There's no need for the photographers to ask the Briton to smile. Rutherford is a man who will be smiling from now until Christmas. 

And he now becomes the fifth Briton to hold all four major titles at the same time, joining Jonathan Edwards, Linford Christie, Sally Gunnell and Daley Thompson. 

'Greg performed like an Olympic champion'

It's a great privilege to be here and see Greg Rutherford join the likes Thompson, Christie, Gunnell and Edwards in securing a Grand Slam of titles. He's very good at seizing the opportunity on the biggest stage and performed like an Olympic champion."

Olympic long jump champion Lynn Davies on Radio 5 live
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'Rutherford has great gameplan'

Michael Johnson

400m world record holder on BBC TV

He might not come in as the best or favourite, but he comes in with a great gameplan. That's the approach every athlete should take. Greg does that every time. The medals will sort themselves out.

Mission completed for Rutherford

"Come on," screams Rutherford, draped in a super-sized union flag, punching his fist as he walks around the track. He puffs out his cheeks, it's as if he can't believe he's now the world, Olympic, European and Commonwealth champion. 

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Sam:  I'm absolutely buzzing for @GregJRutherford what a time to get your seasons best!! Amazing!  

Grundy:  Yes Greg!!!! Massive 8.41m. Nearly 28 feet. How is it possible to jump that far?

Daniel Robin Slavin:  So pleased for @GregJRutherford hope that silences the doubters

'Rutherford wins are not about luck'

Steve Cram

BBC athletics commentator

You cannot keep winning gold medals and be lucky. The Americans didn't do it today, but that's their problem. Nobody should even hint that. On the big day he delivered when others couldn't deliver.

Allison Curbishley

BBC athletics expert on Radio 5 live

Winning gold means so much to Greg Rutherford. Only five Britons have done the Grand Slam, he's jumping further now, he's getting quicker and I think going into Rio you would not bet against him."

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Rutherford wins world gold

Someone presents Greg Rutherford with a waistcoat in the union flag colours and the Briton half wears it but decides not to perform his lap of honour looking like a male Ginger Spice. Those are pictures the grandchildren will see, after all. 

'Great Greg'

"This will cement his legacy in British sport history. He deserves this win - he's a great jumper."

Four-time Dwight Phillips on Radio 5 live

'Well done Greg'

Darren Campbell

Former British sprinter on BBC Radio 5 live

Perfect your art and be consistent, that's what you have to do. There's no question that Greg Rutherford is a top athlete. This is no fluke."

Rutherford first Brit to win world long jump gold

It's just like London 2012 again; Mo Farah, Jessica Ennis-Hill, David Rudisha and now Greg Rutherford win a world title to add to their Olympic crowns. 

Rutherford's season's best 8.41m was good enough for gold and the Briton points his finger skywards and closes his eyes as he takes in the enormity of his achievement. 

'Rutherford dominated final'

Steve Backley

Four-time European javelin champion on BBC TV

Rutherford completes his grand slam. A textbook performance and a season's best of 8.41m. He dominated the final and the Americans collapsed.

Rutherford wins long jump gold

Only China's Jianan Wang can beat Rutherford. Can he? No. The home favourite fouls which means Greg Rutherford becomes world long jump champion. 

'Majestic Rudisha is back'

Steve Cram

BBC athletics commentator & former 800m Commonwealth champion

Majestic, controlled and dominant. Never as impressive as he was at the Olympics. What he did there was he proved he could win in this way. Rudisha is back and back winning gold medals - a 1:45 race where he still finished with some daylight. It's a surprise.

Rudisha wins 800m gold

Rudisha stops Amel Tuka from passing him and the Kenyan then sets off coming into the final bend and no-one can stop him. Rudisha - the first man in history to run 800m in under 1:41 - wins in 1:45.84. 

  Silver will go to Poland's Adam Kszczot (1:46.08), with Bosnia'z Amel Tuka winning bronze in 1:46.30.   

David Rudisha

Rudisha leading...

David Rudisha likes to run from the front and there's no change of tactic here as the Olympic champion leads as the finalists come out of the first bend. A slo 400m - 54.15 seconds. Has he got a quick enough kick?