USA "Motley Crew" Caps Distance Relay Sweep With Wild World-Record Victory In Men's DMR - 9:15.50 In A Crazy Race
Kenya's Ferguson Rotich (47.84 first 400 on 800 leg) and Timothy Cheruiyot (51.96 first 400 on 1,600 leg) ran like mad men while the quartet of Kyle Merber, Brycen Spratling, Brandon Johnson and Ben Blankenship (3:51.24 anchor) ran superbly to get the win and the world record in a race like no other.
Chanelle Price (2:01.30), Maggie Vessey (2:00.92), Molly Beckwith-Ludlow (1:59.50) and Alysia Montaño (1:58.90) all ran great as the U.S. easily beat runner-up Poland and shaved .96 of a second off the national record.
It's Gold! U.S. Quartet Of Duane Solomon, Erik Sowinski, Cas Loxsom & Robby Andrews Win 2015 IAAF World Relays 4 X 800 In 7:04.84
Erik Sowinski ran like a beast on leg #2 and the rest was history as all 4 guys did a great job.
The US Women Dominate And Set A New World Record Of 10:36.50 In Women's DMR At The 2015 IAAF World Relays
Sunday Sprint Video and Recap: US Wins Golden Baton With 7 of 10 Wins, But Gets Beat in Women's 4x100
We recap the sprint action on day 2, with videos for US visitors.
Sprint Action at World Relays with Video: Down Goes Jamaica and Bolt (For First Time Since 2008), Down Goes Felix and US, Tyson Gay Apologizes
Bolt vs Gatlin didn't happen but there was still drama in the 4x100, a disaster in the 4x200, and an apology from Tyson Gay.
Bailey's extra celebration lead to some Twitter drama between the two sprinters.
*MB: Should Ryan Bailey apoligize for decapitation sign aimed at Usain Bolt?
The US has a shot for gold but so does Australia, Germany and Poland.
2015 IAAF World Relays: With Possibly The Best Runners on All 4 Legs, The U.S. Women Are Set to Dominate the DMR
The US is the most dominant 800 nation in the world. Want proof? We've got it.
Can Team USA upset Team Kenya, which nearly coughed up a huge lead last year? If you were the Team USA coach, who would you anchor? Robby Andrews or Duane Solomon?
The DMRs will be Andrew Wheating, Kyle Merber, Ben Blankenship, Brandon Johnson and Treniere Moser, Shannon Rowbury, Ajee Wilson, Gabe Grunewald.
On The Boards
- What's the fastest opening 400 split in an 800? Was it Ferguson's Cheruiyot's 47.84 last night at World Relays?
- World Relays Sunday Live Thread
- Official 2015 IAAF World Relays Live Discussion Thread
- Tyson Gay Answers "What do you have to say to some youngster in America that you can compete clean?..."
- Biggest stud of the night? Jeremiah Mutai who went out in 48.07 in 800 or Erik Sowinski who split 1:44?
- 9:52 pm Tonight Bolt and Gatlin Get the Stick Together: 1) Who wins? and 2) Who are you rooting for?
- Maggie Vessey is looking fit for the Bahamas
- Breaking: Asbel Kiprop is OUT of IAAF 2015 World Relays - Double gold for Team USA in DMR and 4 x 800?
- How to Watch London (and World Relays) Without Knowing the Results
- World Relays member selection process?
- U.S. Women Repeat in 4x800 With Comfortable 8:00.62 Victory
- Sunday Sprint Video and Recap: US Wins Golden Baton With 7 of 10 Wins, But Gets Beat in Women's 4x100
- USA "Motley Crew" Caps Distance Relay Sweep With Wild World-Record Victory In Men's DMR - 9:15.50 In A Crazy Race
- The US Women Dominate And Set A New World Record Of 10:36.50 In Women's DMR At The 2015 IAAF World Relays
- It's Gold! U.S. Quartet Of Duane Solomon, Erik Sowinski, Cas Loxsom & Robby Andrews Win 2015 IAAF World Relays 4 X 800 In 7:04.84
- 2015 IAAF World Relays Men's DMR: With No Asbel Kiprop, The U.S. Has a Shot in a Wide-Open Race
- IAAF Preview Men's 4x200m
- IAAF Women's 4x100m
- IAAF Women's 4x200m Preview
- IAAF Women's 4x400m Preview
- IAAF Women's 4x800m Preview
- IAAF women's DMR preview
- IAAF Men's 4x800m preview
- IAAF Men's 4x400m preview
- IAAF Men's 4x200m preview