Jamaican Women Triumph in Penn Relays 4x100m
JAMAICA’s sprint relay quartet blazed to victory in the women’s 4x100m, ending a nine-year lockout against their United States rivals on yesterday’s final day of action at the Penn Relays, held at the Franklin Field Stadium, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.
The Jamaican team which included Olympic 100m champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce as anchor, beat the USA in the USA vs the World event that was supported by 48,871 paid spectators.
Sherone Simpson dispatched well before handing over t0 Kerron Stewart, then Anneisha McLaughlin. Jamaica finished the race in a time of 42.42 seconds.
The American team of Mandy White, Alexandria Anderson, Barbara Pierre and Porscha Lucas finished second in 42.65 seconds, while the USA Red quartet – Tianna Bartoletta, Allyson Felix, Bianca Knight and Jeneba Tarmoh – the only newcomer to the team that established a new world record in winning at last year’s Olympics (as she replaced the injured Carmelita Jeter), had to settle for third in 42.66 seconds.
If you like this article please consider joining our Forum HERE to help us grow.
Remember to share this article on Facebook and other Social Media Platforms. Subscribe to our mailing list to get new articles sent to you automatically.
- Woman Hides Her Face With Comical Emoji Mask When Collecting Lottery Winnings - June 17, 2018
- Teenaged Boy Charged For Cassava Piece Murder – JCF - June 16, 2018
- 7-Yr-Old Boy Dies In Tragic Freak Accident At School - June 14, 2018
- Pharmaceutical Society Of Jamaica Expresses Concern About Counterfeit Medicines - June 13, 2018
- Statue of Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce Now In Jamaica - June 13, 2018
- Usain Bolt’s Superb Goal Disallowed In Football Game At Old Trafford - June 12, 2018
- Wayne Marshall Announces Death Of His Father In Touching Social Media Post - June 11, 2018
- Fraser-Pryce Wins 100-Metre Event At Racers Grand Prix - June 10, 2018
- Prime Minister Makes Historic Appearance At G7 Summit! - June 9, 2018
- Shelly-Ann Fraser Pryce Is Back On Track At The JN Racers Grand Prix Live On 1spotmedia Pay- Per- View - June 8, 2018