IAAF World Relays

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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 where teams from around the world compete in relay races, some of which are not part of the standard Olympic programme. The first two editions were set to take place in Nassau, Bahamas at the Thomas Robinson Stadium in 2014 and 2015. The competition format includes 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[edit]

YearCityCountryDateVenue
12014Nassau Bahamas24–25 MayThomas Robinson Stadium
22015Nassau Bahamas2–3 MayThomas Robinson Stadium

Championships records[edit]

Men[edit]

EventRecordAthleteNationalityDateMeetPlaceRef
4×100 m relay37.71Nesta Carter
Nickel Ashmeade
Julian Forte
Yohan Blake
 Jamaica25 May 20142014 IAAF World RelaysThe Bahamas Nassau, Bahamas[2]
4×200 m relay1:18.63Nickel Ashmeade
Warren Weir
Jermaine Brown
Yohan Blake
 Jamaica24 May 20142014 IAAF World RelaysThe Bahamas Nassau, Bahamas[3]
4×400 m relay2:57.25David Verburg
Tony McQuay
Christian Taylor
LaShawn Merritt
 United States25 May 20142014 IAAF World RelaysThe Bahamas Nassau, Bahamas[4]
4×800 m relay7:08.40Ferguson Cheruiyot Rotich
Sammy Kibet Kirongo
Job Koech Kinyor
Alfred Kipketer
 Kenya24 May 20142014 IAAF World RelaysThe Bahamas Nassau, Bahamas[5]
4×1500 m relay14:22.22Collins Cheboi
Silas Kiplagat
James Kiplagat Magut
Asbel Kiprop
 Kenya25 May 20142014 IAAF World RelaysThe Bahamas Nassau, Bahamas[6]

Women[edit]

EventRecordAthleteNationalityDateMeetPlaceRef
4×100 m relay41.88Tianna Bartoletta
Alexandria Anderson
Jeneba Tarmoh
LaKeisha Lawson
 United States24 May 20142014 IAAF World RelaysThe Bahamas Nassau, Bahamas[7]
4×200 m relay1:29.45Shalonda Solomon
Tawanna Meadows
Bianca Knight
Kimberlyn Duncan
 United States25 May 20142014 IAAF World RelaysThe Bahamas Nassau, Bahamas[8]
4×400 m relay3:21.73Dee Dee Trotter
Sanya Richards-Ross
Natasha Hastings
Joanna Atkins
 United States25 May 20142014 IAAF World RelaysThe Bahamas Nassau, Bahamas[9]
4×800 m relay8:01.58Chanelle Price
Geena Lara
Ajee' Wilson
Brenda Martinez
 United States25 May 20142014 IAAF World RelaysThe Bahamas Nassau, Bahamas[10]
4×1500 m relay16:33.58Mercy Cherono
Faith Chepngetich Kipyegon
Irene Jelagat
Hellen Onsando Obiri
 Kenya24 May 20142014 IAAF World RelaysThe Bahamas Nassau, Bahamas[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bahamas to host inaugural IAAF World Relay Championships". Caribbean 360. Retrieved 18 August 2012. 
  2. ^ "Men's 4x100m Relay Heats Results". IAAF. 25 May 2014. Retrieved 26 May 2014. 
  3. ^ Simon Hart (25 May 2014). "Jamaica men break 4x200 metre relay record at IAAF World Relays in Nassau - and without Usain Bolt". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  4. ^ "Men's 4x400m Relay Results". IAAF. 25 May 2014. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  5. ^ "Men's 4x800m Relay Results". IAAF. 24 May 2014. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  6. ^ "Men's 4×1500m Relay Results". IAAF. 25 May 2014. Retrieved 26 May 2014. 
  7. ^ "Women's 4x100m Relay Results". IAAF. 24 May 2014. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  8. ^ "Women's 4×200m Relay Results". IAAF. 25 May 2014. Retrieved 26 May 2014. 
  9. ^ "Women's 4x400m Relay Results". IAAF. 25 May 2014. Retrieved 26 May 2014. 
  10. ^ "Women's 4×800m Relay Results". IAAF. 25 May 2014. Retrieved 26 May 2014. 
  11. ^ "Men's 4x800m Relay Results". IAAF. 24 May 2014. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 

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