Experience the Women’s 4x400m relay via NBC video, RunBlogRun commentary, and RunBlogRun audio!
At RunBlogRun, we want you to experience the entire viewing of an event.
So, Larry Eder did an audio to let you hear the crowd but also hear his commentary
on the 4 x400 meter relay and how the team heard the support from 21,000 screaming
fans in the new Hayward Field.
The women’s US 4 x400m was tremendous. The first leg was run by Talitha Diggs, NCAA
400m champion and USATF 400m champion, who opened the relay up at 50.50 for leg 1.
In leg 2, Abby Steiner, who had just taken 5th in the 200 meters at the World Champs
and gone pro (she signed a contract with PUMA), ran 49.99. Remember Abby won
the 200m at NCAA (also 4th in 100m and anchored Kentucky to gold in NCAA 4x400m).
In leg 3, it was Britton Wilson, who had just taken 4th in the 400m hurdles. Britton blasted
In the final leg, just days after her fourth WR at the 400m hurdles, Sydney McLaughlin
closed down the 4x400m with a leg of 47.91 for a WL time of 3:17.79!
Silver was Jamaica in 3:20.74 SB (Candice McLeod, Janieve Russell, Stephanie.
Ann McPherson, Charokee Young.
Team GBR took the bronze in 3:22.64 (Victoria Ohuroghu, Nicole Yeargin, Jessie Knight
, and Laviai Nielsen).