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The 2019 IAAF World Relays was held in Yokohama, Japan from May 11 to May 12, 2019.[1] Two new events were established for 2019, both mixed events: the 2 × 2 × 400 m relay and the shuttle hurdles relay.[2] The first event replaced the 4 × 800 m relay that featured at previous events.[3]

IAAF World Relays Yokohama 2019
2019 IAAF World Relays logo.jpg
Host cityJapan Yokohama, Japan
Events9
Dates11–12 May
Main venueYokohama International Stadium
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Medal summaryEdit

MenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
4 × 100 metres relay
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  Brazil
Rodrigo do Nascimento
Jorge Vides
Derick Silva
Paulo André de Oliveira
38.05   United States
Mike Rodgers
Justin Gatlin
Isiah Young
Noah Lyles
Cameron Burrell
38.07   Great Britain
Chijindu Ujah
Harry Aikines-Aryeetey
Adam Gemili
Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake
38.15
4 × 200 metres relay
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  United States
Christopher Belcher
Bryce Robinson
Vernon Norwood
Remontay McClain
1:20.12   South Africa
Simon Magakwe
Chederick van Wyk
Sinesipho Dambile
Akani Simbine
Jon Seeliger
Anaso Jobodwana
1:20.42 AR   Germany
Maurice Huke
Patrick Domogala
Aleixo-Platini Menga
Robin Erewa
1:21.26 NR
4 × 400 metres relay
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  Trinidad and Tobago
Deon Lendore
Jereem Richards
Asa Guevara
Machel Cedenio
3:00.81   Jamaica
Demish Gaye
Akeem Bloomfield
Rusheen McDonald
Nathon Allen
Javon Francis
3:01.57   Belgium
Dylan Borlée
Robin Vanderbemden
Jonathan Borlée
Jonathan Sacoor
Julien Watrin
3:02.70

WomenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
4 × 100 metres relay
details
  United States
Mikiah Brisco
Ashley Henderson
Dezerea Bryant
Aleia Hobbs
43.27   Jamaica
Gayon Evans
Natasha Morrison
Sashalee Forbes
Jonielle Smith
Sherone Simpson
43.29   Germany
Lisa Marie Kwayie
Alexandra Burghardt
Gina Lückenkemper
Rebekka Haase
Lisa Mayer
43.68
4 × 200 metres relay
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  France
Carolle Zahi
Estelle Raffai
Cynthia Leduc
Maroussia Paré
1:32.16 NR   China
Liang Xiaojing
Wei Yongli
Kong Lingwei
Ge Manqi
1:32.76 AR   Jamaica
Elaine Thompson
Stephenie Ann McPherson
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce
Shericka Jackson
1:33.21
4 × 400 metres relay
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  Poland
Małgorzata Hołub-Kowalik
Patrycja Wyciszkiewicz
Anna Kiełbasińska
Justyna Święty-Ersetic
3:27.49   United States
Jaide Stepter
Shakima Wimbley
Jessica Beard
Courtney Okolo
Jordan Lavender
Joanna Atkins
3:27.65   Italy
Maria Benedicta Chigbolu
Ayomide Folorunso
Giancarla Trevisan
Raphaela Lukudo
Elisabetta Vandi
Chiara Bazzoni
3:27.74

MixedEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
4 × 400 metres relay
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  United States
My'Lik Kerley
Joanna Atkins
Jasmine Blocker
Dontavius Wright
Brionna Thomas
Olivia Baker
3:16.43   Canada
Austin Cole
Aiyanna Stiverne
Zoe Sherar
Philip Osei
Alicia Brown
3:18.15   Kenya
Jared Momanyi
Maureen Thomas
Hellen Syombua
Aron Koech
3:19.43
2 × 2 × 400 metres relay
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  United States
Ce'Aira Brown
Donavan Brazier
3:36.92   Australia
Catriona Bisset
Josh Ralph
3:37.61   Japan
Ayano Shiomi
Allon Tatsunami Clay
3:38.36
Shuttle hurdles relay
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  United States
Christina Clemons
Freddie Crittenden
Sharika Nelvis
Devon Allen
Queen Harrison
Ryan Fontenot
54.96   Japan
Ayako Kimura
Shunya Takayama
Masumi Aoki
Taio Kanai
55.59 Only two finishing teams

Team standingsEdit

Teams scored for every place in the top 8 with 8 points awarded for first place, 7 for second, etc. The overall points winner was given the Golden Baton.[4]

  The host country is highlighted in lavender blue
Rank Nation Points
1   United States 54
2   Jamaica 27
3   Japan 27
4   Germany 18
5   Poland 17
6   Brazil 16
7   China 15
8   Italy 15
9   France 13
10   Great Britain 13

Participating nationsEdit

43 nations took part in the competition.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "NASSAU PASSES THE BATON TO YOKOHAMA FOR IAAF WORLD RELAYS 2019". IAAF. 12 October 2018. Retrieved 4 May 2019.
  2. ^ Hardik Vyas (11 January 2019). "Athletics: Mixed shuttle hurdles added to World Relays program". Reuters. Retrieved 4 May 2019.
  3. ^ "TWO NEW EVENTS ADDED TO IAAF WORLD RELAYS PROGRAMME". IAAF. 13 February 2019. Retrieved 4 May 2019.
  4. ^ "Team standings". IAAF. 12 May 2019. Retrieved 12 May 2019.
  5. ^ "COUNTRIES - IAAF WORLD RELAYS". iaaf.org. Retrieved 11 May 2019.

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