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2015 IAAF World Relays


Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2015_IAAF_World_Relays
Updated: 2017-06-21T08:08Z
IAAF World Relays Bahamas 2015
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Host cityNassau, Bahamas
Events10
Dates2–3 May 2015
Main venueThomas Robinson Stadium
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The 2015 IAAF World Relays was the second edition of the biennial, global track and field relay competition between nations. As in the previous year, it was held in May in Nassau, Bahamas. Apart from contesting for the Golden Baton for the best team overall, the competition also served as a qualifying stage for the 2016 Summer Olympics in the 4 × 100 and 4 × 400 metres relay. One major change compared to the inaugural edition was the replacement of the 4 × 1500 metres relay with the distance medley relay.

Schedule

Results

Men

EventGoldSilverBronze
4 × 100 metres relay
details
 United States
Mike Rodgers
Justin Gatlin
Tyson Gay
Ryan Bailey
37.38
CR, WL
 Jamaica
Nesta Carter
Kemar Bailey-Cole
Nickel Ashmeade
Usain Bolt
37.68 Japan
Kazuma Oseto
Kenji Fujimitsu
Yoshihide Kiryū
Kotaro Taniguchi
38.20
4 × 200 metres relay
details
 Jamaica
Nickel Ashmeade
Rasheed Dwyer
Jason Livermore
Warren Weir
1:20.97 France
Teddy Tinmar
Christophe Lemaitre
Pierre-Alexis Pessonneaux
Ben Bassaw
1:21.49 Germany
Robin Erewa
Sven Knipphals
Aleixo-Platini Menga
Alexander Kosenkow
1:22.65
4 × 400 metres relay
details
 United States
David Verburg
Tony McQuay
Jeremy Wariner
LaShawn Merritt
2:58.43
WL
 Bahamas
Ramon Miller
Michael Mathieu
Steven Gardiner
Chris Brown
2:58.91
SB
 Belgium
Dylan Borlée
Julien Watrin
Jonathan Borlée
Kevin Borlée
2:59.33
NR
4 × 800 metres relay
details
 United States
Duane Solomon
Erik Sowinski
Casimir Loxsom
Robby Andrews
7:04.84
CR, WL
 Poland
Karol Konieczny
Kamil Gurdak
Marcin Lewandowski
Adam Kszczot
7:09.98 Australia
Jared West
Josh Ralph
Ryan Gregson
Jordan Williamsz
7:16.30
Distance medley relay
details
 United States
Kyle Merber
Brycen Spratling
Brandon Johnson
Ben Blankenship
9:15.50
WR
 Kenya
Abednego Chesebe Miti
Alphas Kishoyian
Ferguson Cheruiyot Rotich
Timothy Cheruiyot
9:17.20 Australia
Ryan Gregson
Alexander Beck
Jordan Williamsz
Collis Birmingham
9:21.62

Women

EventGoldSilverBronze
4 × 100 metres relay
details
 Jamaica
Simone Facey
Kerron Stewart
Schillonie Calvert
Veronica Campbell-Brown
42.14
WL
 United States
Tianna Bartoletta
Allyson Felix
Kimberlyn Duncan
Carmelita Jeter
42.32
SB
 Great Britain
Asha Philip
Ashleigh Nelson
Bianca Williams
Margaret Adeoye
42.84
SB
4 × 200 metres relay
details
 Nigeria
Blessing Okagbare
Regina George
Dominique Duncan
Christy Udoh
1:30.52
AR, WL
 Jamaica
Samantha Henry-Robinson
Veronica Campbell-Brown
Shericka Williams
Sherone Simpson
1:31.73 Germany
Rebekka Haase
Anne Christina Haack
Nadine Gonska
Josefina Elsler
1:33.61
4 × 400 metres relay
details
 United States
Phyllis Francis
Natasha Hastings
Sanya Richards-Ross
Francena McCorory
3:19.39
CR, WL
 Jamaica
Anastasia Le-Roy
Novlene Williams-Mills
Christine Day
Stephenie Ann McPherson
3:22.49
SB
 Great Britain
Eilidh Child
Anyika Onuora
Kelly Massey
Seren Bundy-Davies
3:26.38
SB
4 × 800 metres relay
details
 United States
Chanelle Price
Maggie Vessey
Molly Beckwith-Ludlow
Alysia Montaño
8:00.62
CR, AR, WL
 Poland
Syntia Ellward
Katarzyna Broniatowska
Angelika Cichocka
Sofia Ennaoui
8:11.36
NR
 Australia
Abbey de la Motte
Kelly Hetherington
Selma Kajan
Brittany McGowan
8:13.97
SB
Distance medley relay
details
 United States
Treniere Moser
Sanya Richards-Ross
Ajee' Wilson
Shannon Rowbury
10:36.50
WR
 Kenya
Selah Jepleting Busienei
Joy Nakhumicha Sakari
Sylivia Chematui Chesebe
Virginia Nyambura Nganga
10:43.35 Poland
Katarzyna Broniatowska
Monika Szczęsna
Angelika Cichocka
Sofia Ennaoui
10:45.32

Team standings

Teams scored for every place in the top 8 with 8 points awarded for the first place, 7 for second, etc. The overall points winner was given the Golden Baton.[1]

  The host country is highlighted in lavender blue
RankNationPoints
1 United States63.0
2 Jamaica46.0
3 Poland34.0
4 Australia25.0
5 Germany21.0
6 France19.0
7 Kenya15.0
8 Great Britain15.0
9 Brazil13.0
10 Canada11.0
10 Bahamas11.0

Qualification for 2016 Summer Olympics

The top eight-finishers in 4×100 and 4×400 events gained qualification into the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. If a team was disqualified, the top team in the B-final would qualify.

#Men's 4×100Men's 4×400Women's 4×100Women's 4×400
1 United States United States Jamaica United States
2 Jamaica Bahamas United States Jamaica
3 Japan Belgium Great Britain Great Britain
4 Brazil Jamaica Canada France
5 France Brazil Trinidad and Tobago Poland
6 Saint Kitts and Nevis Great Britain Brazil Canada
7 Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago Nigeria Australia
8 Germany Botswana  Switzerland Brazil

The following teams secured a full set of relay places across four events at the 2016 Games:

Participating nations

669 athletes from 43 nations are set to take part in the competition.[2]

Records

NationAthletesEventPerformanceTypeDate
 BarbadosLevi Cadogan
Ramon Gittens
Nicholas Deshong
Mario Burke
Men's 4×100 m relay38.85NR2 May
 Dominican RepublicGustavo Cuesta
Yoandry Andujar
Stanly del Carmen
Yancarlos Martínez
Men's 4×100 m relay38.94NR2 May
 Antigua and BarbudaChavaughn Walsh
Daniel Bailey
Tahir Walsh
Miguel Francis
Men's 4×100 m relay39.01NR2 May
 United StatesDuane Solomon
Casimir Loxsom
Robby Andrews
Erik Sowinski
Men's 4×800 m relay7:04.84CR2 May
 NamibiaTjipekapora Herunga
Globine Mayova
Mberihonga Kandovasu
Lilianne Klaasman
Women's 4×400 m relay3:41.47NR2 May
 United StatesSanya Richards-Ross
Treniere Moser
Shannon Rowbury
Ajee' Wilson
Women's distance medley relay10:36.50WR2 May
 BarbadosRamon Gittens
Nicholas Deshong
Levi Cadogan
Mario Burke
Men's 4×100 m relay38.70NR2 May
 ChinaLin Huijun
Yuan Qiqi
Kong Lingwei
Liang Xiaojing
Women's 4×200 m relay1:34.89AR NR2 May
 IrelandAmy Foster
Stephanie Creaner
Sarah Lavin
Phil Healy
Women's 4×200 m relay1:36.90NR2 May
 United StatesJustin Gatlin
Ryan Bailey
Tyson Gay
Mike Rodgers
Men's 4×100 m relay37.38CR2 May
 CanadaCrystal Emmanuel
Kimberly Hyacinthe
Shai-Anne Davis
Khamica Bingham
Women's 4×100 m relay42.94NR3 May
 CanadaCrystal Emmanuel
Kimberly Hyacinthe
Shai-Anne Davis
Khamica Bingham
Women's 4×100 m relay42.85NR3 May


References

  1. ^ Official team standings. IAAF. Retrieved on 2015-05-03.
  2. ^ Athletes by country and event. Retrieved on 2015-05-03.

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