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Jamaica wins USA vs. the World Women’s 4x100m at Penn Relays

Team Jamaica has won the USA vs. the World Women's 4x100m event on the final day of the 123rd Penn Relays Carnival at Franklin Field.

Team Jamaica has won the  USA vs. the World Women’s 4x100m event on the final day of the 123rd Penn Relays Carnival at Franklin Field. Watch the race below.

Elaine Thompson anchored the Jamaican team, which include Christania Williams, Kerron Stewart, Gayon Evans, to win the event in 42.25 seconds — beating two US teams in one race.

Last week, Thomspon helped Team Jamaica to make history after winning the Women’s 4X200m World Relays gold medal for the first time, setting a new Championship record at the third staging of the IAAF/BTC World Relays on its opening day.

Watch: Elaine Thompson anchored Jamaica to win GOLD in Women’s 4X200m World Relays

Kerron Stewart, Elaine Thompson, Gayon Evans and Christania Williams accepted their award immediately after the race.

Kerron Stewart, Elaine Thompson, Gayon Evans and Christania Williams.
Kerron Stewart, Elaine Thompson, Gayon Evans and Christania Williams. via Penn Relays

Here are the USA vs. the World Women’s 4x100m Results.

Elaine Thompson anchored the Jamaican team, which includes Christania Williams, Kerron Stewart, Gayon Evans, to win the event in 42.25 seconds -- beating two US teams in one race.Jamaica subsequently finished second in the USA vs. the World Men’s 4×100 event. Later Calabar High will be gunning to retain their High School Boys’ 4×400 Championship of America title at 5:30 PM.