Jamaica Finishes in 2nd Place At IAAF World Relays 2017

Jamaica finished in second place at the recently concluded IAAF World Relays at Thomas Robinson Stadium in Nassau, Bahamas.

Team Jamaica amassed 39 points via the simple scoring system which grants teams eight points for a first place finish, down to one point for finishing eighth.

Jamaica’s women’s 4x200m team secured gold and 8 points with a first place finish on the opening day of the relays. In the process, the team also set a new championship record of 1:29.04.

Our women’s 4x100m team placed second and earned 7 points. Team Jamaica also won four bronze medals.

The USA finished in first place overall with 60 points, but competed in nine events compared to Jamaica’s seven.

Team JA – Medals and Points (7 Events)

Gold Women 4X200m Relay (8)
Silver Women’s 4×100 Metres Relay (7)
Bronze Mixed 4×400 Metres Relay (6)
Bronze Men 4×200 Metres Relay (6)
Bronze Men’s 4×400 Metres Relay (6)
Bronze Women’s 4×400 Metres Relay (6)
DNF Men’s 4×100 Metres Relay (0)

USA – Medals and Points (9 Events)

Gold Women’s 4×800 Metres Relay (8)
Gold Men’s 4×800 Metres Relay (8)
Gold Women’s 4×400 Metres Relay (8)
Gold Men’s 4×400 Metres Relay (8)
Gold Men’s 4×100 Metres Relay (8)
Silver Mixed 4×400 Metres Relay (7)
Silver Men 4×200 Metres Relay (7)
Bronze Women 4×200 Metres Relay (6)
DNF Women’s 4×100 Metres Relay (0)

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