Sprinter Darren Campbell completed his set of medals at major championships after winning the bronze in the 100m in Paris.
Campbell has set his sights on an Olympic gold medal
The top four runners were separated by just 0.01seconds in the World Championships at the Stade de France.
Campbell, 29, from Manchester, took Britain's first medal of the games and said he was now setting his sights on winning Olympic gold.
Kim Collins, from St Kitts and Nevis, took the title, with Trinidad's 18-year-old Darrel Brown winning silver.
Britain's other medal hope, Dwain Chambers, took fourth place.
Campbell said: "Hopefully now I will get the respect I deserve as people seem to forget about me.
Winner Kim Collins finished 0.01 seconds ahead of Campbell
"I have now got a medal from every championships - Olympic silver,
Commonwealth bronze and European gold.
"The world was the only thing I was missing but now I have got it.
"I have been at this for a long time and you have to take the highs and the
"Dwain has won a world bronze before and he will come back the stronger for this.
"If I do not win Olympic gold next year then I will be feeling the same as he does now.
"The good thing about this medal was that it was unexpected.
"However, I am trying not to get up high from the bronze because I do not want to have to come back down for the 200m. I have still got a job to do here."