Andre De Grasse, photo by PhotoRun.net
Canada 38.15 WL
GAINESVILLE (USA, Apr 1): Saturday at Florida Relays had relays as main events. Canada clocked World leading 38.15 (Haynes, A. Brown, Rodney, De Grasse) in men 4×100 m. Second special team Tumbleweed Track Club 38.63 running with Japanese talent Sani Brown, Dutch Churandy Martina with Hensley Paulina and Olympic triple winner Christian Taylor. Third Florida 38.73 and fourth Star Athletics with Justin Gatlin on second leg 38.75. Empire Athletics won the 4×400 m in 3:00.92 WL, among universities the win for Florida 3:03.08. Oregon won women 4×100 m in college record and World leading 42.34 (Dunmore, Stevens, Cunliffe, Washington). Second Tumbleweed Track Club 42.57 in special composition Olympic long jump winner Tianna Bartoletta, European star Dafne Schippers and British duo Anyika Onuora with Desiree Henry. Third Florida 42.97. Gainesville won the Olympic development 4×400 m in 3:28.14, but faster in universities Oregon 3:26.07 WL ahead of Florida 3:27.33 and Miami 3:27.87. In the 4×200 m Canada (Abomale, Rodney, De Grasse, A. Brown) 1:19.91 WL over Star Athletics (Gatlin third leg) 1:20.80 and Tumblewired TC 1:21.07 (S. Brown, Ch. Taylor, Gemili, Martina). Also great women 4×200 m won by Tumblewired (Henry, Onuora, Bartoletta, Schippers) 1:28.77 WL just edging Oregon 1:28.78, third Pure Athletics 1:29.71 (Latvala, S. Miller, Baptiste, Bowie).