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IAAF World Relays

The Tommy Robinson National Stadium in Nassau, Bahamas hosted the first edition of the competition.

The IAAF World Relays is an international annual track and field sporting event that will see national teams from around the world compete in relay races. The first two editions will take place in Nassau, Bahamas at the Thomas Robinson Stadium in 2014 and 2015. The competition format will include the 4 × 100 metres relay, the 4 × 200 metres relay, the 4 × 400 metres relay, the 4 × 800 metres relay and the 4 × 1500 metres relay.[1] The event will have a $1.4 million prize fund.

Championships

Year City Country Date Venue
1 2014 Nassau  Bahamas May Thomas Robinson Stadium
2 2015 Nassau  Bahamas May Thomas Robinson Stadium

Championships records

Men

Event Record Athlete Nationality Date Meet Place Ref
4×100 m relay 37.71 Nesta Carter
Nickel Ashmeade
Julian Forte
Yohan Blake
 Jamaica 25 May 2014 2014 IAAF World Relays Nassau, Bahamas [2]
4×200 m relay 1:18.63 Nickel Ashmeade
Warren Weir
Jermaine Brown
Yohan Blake
 Jamaica 24 May 2014 2014 IAAF World Relays Nassau, Bahamas [3]
4×400 m relay 2:57.25 David Verburg
Tony McQuay
Christian Taylor
LaShawn Merritt
 United States 25 May 2014 2014 IAAF World Relays Nassau, Bahamas [4]
4×800 m relay 7:08.40 Ferguson Cheruiyot Rotich
Sammy Kibet Kirongo
Job Koech Kinyor
Alfred Kipketer
 Kenya 24 May 2014 2014 IAAF World Relays Nassau, Bahamas [5]
4×1500 m relay 14:22.22 Collins Cheboi
Silas Kiplagat
James Kiplagat Magut
Asbel Kiprop
 Kenya 25 May 2014 2014 IAAF World Relays Nassau, Bahamas [6]

Women

Event Record Athlete Nationality Date Meet Place Ref
4×100 m relay 41.88 Tianna Bartoletta
Alexandria Anderson
Jeneba Tarmoh
LaKeisha Lawson
 United States 24 May 2014 2014 IAAF World Relays Nassau, Bahamas [7]
4×200 m relay 1:29.45 Shalonda Solomon
Tawanna Meadows
Bianca Knight
Kimberlyn Duncan
 United States 25 May 2014 2014 IAAF World Relays Nassau, Bahamas [8]
4×400 m relay 3:21.73 Dee Dee Trotter
Sanya Richards-Ross
Natasha Hastings
Joanna Atkins
 United States 25 May 2014 2014 IAAF World Relays Nassau, Bahamas [9]
4×800 m relay 8:01.58 Chanelle Price
Geena Lara
Ajee' Wilson
Brenda Martinez
 United States 25 May 2014 2014 IAAF World Relays Nassau, Bahamas [10]
4×1500 m relay 16:33.58 Mercy Cherono
Faith Chepngetich Kipyegon
Irene Jelagat
Hellen Onsando Obiri
 Kenya 24 May 2014 2014 IAAF World Relays Nassau, Bahamas [11]

References

  1. ^ "Bahamas to host inaugural IAAF World Relay Championships". Caribbean 360. Retrieved 18 August 2012. 
  2. ^ "Men's 4x100m Relay Heats Results".  
  3. ^ Simon Hart (25 May 2014). "Jamaica men break 4x200 metre relay record at IAAF World Relays in Nassau - and without Usain Bolt".  
  4. ^ "Men's 4x400m Relay Results".  
  5. ^ "Men's 4x800m Relay Results".  
  6. ^ "Men's 4×1500m Relay Results".  
  7. ^ "Women's 4x100m Relay Results".  
  8. ^ "Women's 4×200m Relay Results".  
  9. ^ "Women's 4x400m Relay Results".  
  10. ^ "Women's 4×800m Relay Results".  
  11. ^ "Men's 4x800m Relay Results".  

External links

  • IAAF Announcement
  • Official web site
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