2014 IAAF World Relays

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IAAF World Relays Bahamas 2014
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Host city Nassau, Bahamas
Nations participating 43
Athletes participating 576
Events 10
Dates 24–25 May 2014
Main venue Thomas Robinson Stadium
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The 2014 IAAF World Relays were held in May 2014 in Nassau, Bahamas.[1] The event was the first edition of the IAAF World Relays. There were five medal events for each gender.[2] In men's and women's 4 x 100 metres and 4 x 400 metres, the event served as a qualification event for the 2015 World Championships in Athletics.[3]

Schedule[edit]

Host stadium in Nassau.

Results[edit]

Men[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
4 × 100 metres relay
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 Jamaica
Nesta Carter
Nickel Ashmeade
Julian Forte
Yohan Blake
37.77  Trinidad and Tobago
Keston Bledman
Marc Burns
Rondell Sorrillo
Richard Thompson
38.04  Great Britain
Richard Kilty
Harry Aikines-Aryeetey
James Ellington
Dwain Chambers
38.19
4 × 200 metres relay
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 Jamaica
Nickel Ashmeade
Warren Weir
Jermaine Brown
Yohan Blake
1:18.63
WR
 Saint Kitts and Nevis
Antoine Adams
Lestrod Roland
Brijesh Lawrence
Allistar Clarke
1:20.51
NR
 France
Christophe Lemaitre
Yannick Fonsat
Ben Bassaw
Ken Romain
1:20.66
AR
4 × 400 metres relay
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 United States
David Verburg
Tony McQuay
Christian Taylor
LaShawn Merritt
2:57.25  Bahamas
LaToy Williams
Demetrius Pinder
Chris Brown
Michael Mathieu
2:57.59  Trinidad and Tobago
Lalonde Gordon
Renny Quow
Machel Cedenio
Jarrin Solomon
2:58.43
NR
4 × 800 metres relay
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 Kenya
Ferguson Cheruiyot Rotich
Sammy Kibet Kirongo
Job Koech Kinyor
Alfred Kipketer
7:08.40  Poland
Karol Konieczny
Szymon Krawczyk
Marcin Lewandowski
Adam Kszczot
7:08.69
NR
 United States
Michael Rutt
Robby Andrews
Brandon Johnson
Duane Solomon
7:09.06
4 × 1500 metres relay
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 Kenya
Collins Cheboi
Silas Kiplagat
James Kiplagat Magut
Asbel Kiprop
14:22.22
WR
 United States
Patrick Casey
David Torrence
Will Leer
Leonel Manzano
14:40.80
AR
 Ethiopia
Mekonnen Gebremedhin
Soresa Fida
Zebene Alemayehu
Aman Wote
14:41.22
NR

Women[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
4 × 100 metres relay
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 United States
Tianna Bartoletta
Alexandria Anderson
Jeneba Tarmoh
LaKeisha Lawson
41.88  Jamaica
Carrie Russell
Kerron Stewart
Schillonie Calvert
Samantha Henry-Robinson
42.28  Trinidad and Tobago
Kamaria Durant
Michelle-Lee Ahye
Reyare Thomas
Kai Selvon
42.66
4 × 200 metres relay
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 United States
Shalonda Solomon
Tawanna Meadows
Bianca Knight
Kimberlyn Duncan
1:29.45  Great Britain
Desiree Henry
Anyika Onuora
Bianca Williams
Asha Philip
1:29.61
NR
 Jamaica
Simone Facey
Sheri-Ann Brooks
Anneisha McLaughlin
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce
1:30.04
NR
4 × 400 metres relay
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 United States
Deedee Trotter
Sanya Richards-Ross
Natasha Hastings
Joanna Atkins
3:21.73  Jamaica
Kaliese Spencer
Novlene Williams-Mills
Anastasia Le-Roy
Shericka Jackson
3:23.26  Nigeria
Folasade Abugan
Regina George
Omolara Omotoso
Patience Okon George
3:23.41
4 × 800 metres relay
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 United States
Chanelle Price
Geena Lara
Ajee' Wilson
Brenda Martinez
8:01.58  Kenya
Janeth Jepkosgei Busienei
Agatha Jeruto Kimaswai
Sylivia Chematui Chesebe
Eunice Jepkoech Sum
8:04.28
AR
 Russia
Irina Maracheva
Elena Kobeleva
Tatiana Myazina
Svetlana Rogozina
8:08.19
4 × 1500 metres relay
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 Kenya
Mercy Cherono
Faith Chepngetich Kipyegon
Irene Jelagat
Hellen Onsando Obiri
16:33.58
WR
 United States
Heather Kampf
Katie Mackey
Kate Grace
Brenda Martinez
16:55.33
AR
 Australia
Zoe Buckman
Bridey Delanay
Brittany McGovan
Melissa Duncan
17:08.65
AR

Team standings[edit]

Teams scored for every place in the top 8 with 8 points awarded for the first place, 7 for second, etc. The United States team won the overall classification and was awarded the Golden Baton. No individual medals were awarded although presentations of the first three teams in each event did take place.

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  The host country is highlighted in lavender blue
Rank Nation Points
1  United States 60.0
2  Jamaica 41.0
3  Kenya 35.0
4  Great Britain 24.0
5  Australia 21.0
6  Trinidad and Tobago 19.0
7  France 18.0
8  Bahamas 15.0
9  Poland 14.0
10  Nigeria 13.0
11  Brazil 10.0
12  Spain 8.0
13  Saint Kitts and Nevis 7.0
14  Romania 7.0
15  Russia 6.0
15  Ethiopia 6.0
17  Barbados 5.0
17  Germany 5.0
19  Japan 4.0
19  Cuba 4.0
19   Switzerland 4.0
19  Mexico 4.0
23  Italy 3.0
23  Canada 3.0
23  Venezuela 3.0
26  Bermuda 2.0
26  Qatar 2.0
26  China 2.0
29  Slovakia 1.0

Qualification for 2015 World Championships[edit]

The top eight-finishers in 4x100 and 4x400 events will qualify for the 2015 World Championships in Beijing. If a team is disqualified, the top team in the B-final will qualify.

The following countries qualified teams for all four relays in 2015. :

All qualifiers :

# Men's 4x100 Men's 4x400 Women's 4x100 Women's 4x400
1  Jamaica  United States  United States  United States
2  Trinidad and Tobago  Bahamas  Jamaica  Jamaica
3  Great Britain  Trinidad and Tobago  Trinidad and Tobago  Nigeria
4  Brazil  Great Britain  Nigeria  France
5  Japan  Cuba  Great Britain  Poland
6  Canada  Venezuela  Germany  Italy
7  Germany  Brazil  Brazil  Great Britain
8  Ukraine  Jamaica  France  Brazil

Participating nations[edit]

43 nations took part in the competition.[5]

References[edit]

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