Here’s everything you missed from the British Grand Prix on Tuesday

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Photo credit: Ashley Allen - Getty Images

Yesterday was the British Grand Prix, and the latest instalment of the Diamond League saw some incredible performances from British runners ahead of the Tokyo Olympics.

Did you miss the event? Don’t worry, we’ve got all the updates you need right here.

Trayvon Bromell won the 100m sprint

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Photo credit: Ashley Allen - Getty Images

US champion Bromell won the 100m in 9.98 seconds, continuing his reign as the fastest man in the world this year. Britain’s CJ Ujah came second, ahead of fellow British runners Zharnel Hughes and Adam Gemili in sixth and eighth respectively.

Great Britain won the men’s 4x100m

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Photo credit: Nigel Roddis - British Athletics - Getty Images

Team GB’s relay team of CJ Ujah, Zharnel Hughes, Richard Kilty and Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake won the men’s 4x100m race with a world leading time of 38.27.

But Britain’s women came second in their relay

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Photo credit: Nigel Roddis - British Athletics - Getty Images

Asha Philip, Imani-Lara Lansiquot, Beth Dobbin and Daryll Neita were just 0.08 seconds behind the Netherlands’ winning team.

Cindy Sember won the women’s 100m hurdles

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Photo credit: Ian MacNicol - British Athletics - Getty Images

Great Britain’s Sember came out top in a pretty strong field to win the women’s 100m hurdles. Running 12.69, she said after the race: ‘I had an iffy British trials, so I’m just pleased to show what I’m capable of doing and I’m happy with it.’

Jamaica’s Elaine Thompson-Herah won the women’s 200m

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Photo credit: Ashley Allen - Getty Images

Thompson-Herah won the women’s 200m in the absence of Britain’s Dina Asher-Smith. Asher-Smith, one of Team GB’s brightest Olympic prospects, pulled out on Sunday after experiencing a tight hamstring. She said she had to ‘make smart decisions’ for herself and her body ahead of the Olympics.

Andrew Pozzi came third in the men’s 110m hurdles

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Photo credit: Nigel Roddis - British Athletics - Getty Images

Britain’s Pozzi ran 13.45, finishing third behind a Jamaican double act of Ronald Levy and Omar McLeod in first and second place respectively.

Elliot Giles won the Emsley Carr mile by a whisker

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Photo credit: Nigel Roddis - British Athletics - Getty Images

Giles, who usually competes in the 800m, was a surprise winner of the invitational mile-long race. He ran 3:52.49, beating British rival Jake Heyward by one hundredth of a second.

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