Jamaica’s Men’s 4X100m relay team failed to qualify for the finals after dropping the baton on an opening day of IAAF/BTC World Relays.
The Men’s 4X100m relay team failed on second baton change from Kemar BAILEY-COLE to Jevaughn MINZIE in Heat 1 of the semi-finals. The line-up: 1. Everton CLARKE 2. Kemar BAILEY-COLE 3. Jevaughn MINZIE 4. Yohan BLAKE. Watch the race below.
The Netherlands won the event in 38.71 and Chinfinisheded second in 38.97 to qualify for the finals later tonight. Here are the team who will line up in the finals.
More than 500 athletes from all over the world have converged on The Bahamas for the Relays at Nassau’s Thomas A Robinson Stadium. Here is Day 1 schedule:
35 teams competing for US$1.26 million in prize money, the Golden Baton trophy and qualification spots for men’s and women’s 4x100m and 4x400m at the IAAF World Championships London 2017. A US$50,000 bonus will be awarded to the team that breaks a world record.
Action from Nassau’s Thomas A Robinson Stadium will be available to watch across all the IAAF’s Continental Areas via a combination of coverage on the channels of several broadcasters and a geo