4x400m Relays, Moscow 2013,
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IAAF WORLD RELAY NEWS
OTTAWA (CAN): Athletics Canada has named a squad of 20 athletes for the World Relays. They will field men’s and women’s 4×100 and 4×400-metre relays. 3 of the bronze medal winning 4x100m team from Moscow are named; Justyn Warner, Dontae Richards-Kwok and Gavin Smellie while all of the women’s 4x100m squad who placed 6th in Moscow are on the squad; Crystal Emmanuel, Kimberley Hyacinthe, Shai Davis, Khamica Bingham.
FRANKFURT (GER): National 100m champions Verena Sailer and Julien Reus lead the 17 athlete German team for the World Relays which consists of men’s and women’s 4x100m and 4x200m teams. Other athletes in the squad are Christian Blum, Sebastian Ernst, the on form Lucas Jakubczyk, Martin Keller and the entire women’s 4x100m squad that placed 4th in Moscow; Tatjana Pinto, Yasmin Kwadwo, Inna Weit and Sailer.
NASSAU (BAH): More than 17 schools from Nassau and the Family Islands participated in the test event for the upcoming World Relays, inform bahamasathletics.com. The LOC Managing Director, Lionel Haven said he was very pleased with the running of the event, saying that “everything has gone well.”
KINGSTON (JAM): Yohan Blake and Shelly Ann Fraser-Pryce headline a powerful Jamaican squad to the inaugural IAAF World Relays scheduled for The Bahamas between and . Informs Jamaica Observer. The full team will be announced after later with Jamaica set to participate in all the relays except the 4x1500m events.