US 4 x 400 meter Relay, gold, photo by PhotoRun.net
Nice to see all four US relay teams medal, get batons around the track and have
fun kicking butt. The women's relays were superb, and they really enjoy the
DeeDee Trotter handing to Allyson Felix, then off to Francena McCorory, and finally
to Sanya Richards-Ross.
The long relay is a tough one. I had expected the Russians to give them some
challenge, but with the legs that team had, and their hand offs, the US team was
And respect to the ladies involved in the heats as well.
The US team ran 3:16.87, the fastest time in 19 years! Russia took the silver in
3:20.95 and Jamaica took the bronze in 3:20.95.