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Jamaica Third In Men’s 4x400m Relay Heats, Qualifies For the Final.

Team Jamaica secured their place in the Men’s 4 x 400m Final after finishing third behind America and Trinidad and Tobago in 2:58.13 in the second heat. The Baton went from Peter Matthews to Ricardo Chambers, Dane Hyatt to Javon Francis.

Francis had to be helped by medics being injured in the qualifying round.

Jamaica's Javon Francis is helped by medics after getting injured in the qualifying round of the men's 4x400 metres relay athletics event at the 2015 IAAF World Championships at the "Bird's Nest" National Stadium in Beijing on August 29, 2015.  AFP PHOTO / GREG BAKER
Jamaica’s Javon Francis is helped by medics after getting injured in the qualifying round of the men’s 4×400 metres relay athletics event at the 2015 IAAF World Championships at the “Bird’s Nest” National Stadium in Beijing on August 29, 2015. AFP PHOTO / GREG BAKER

New national 400m record holder Rusheen McDonald is expected to replace Francis in the Final set for Sunday at 8:25 a.m. ET  or 7:25 a.m. Jamaica local time.

Watch the race below.

Watch their post-race interview