• USA's Team of Centrowitz, Berry, Sowinski, Casey Sets DMR World Record

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Armory track invitational - January 31, 2015 - Team USA Sets Distance Medley Relay (DMR) world record. 


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American team of Matthew Centrowitz, Mike Berry , Erik Sowinski and Pat Casey ran an phenomenal 9:19.93 to smash  the previous world record of 9:25.97, set by the University of Texas back in 2008.

The American team was led by World 1500m silver medalist Centrowitz, who ran his leg of 1200m in 2;49:47. in the second leg Berry took down 400m in 46.40, while Sowinsky ran the 800m leg in 1:47:48.  Pat Casey ran final leg of one mile in 3:56.48.  

Team Ireland came in second place with a time of 9:25.37 while NJ-NY TC team was third 9:27.16. 

The 2nd edition of World Relays championships will take place in Nassau, Bahamas on May 5-6. This year the IAAF have included the distance medley relay in the world relays championships schedule. 

Men's DMR Results

Place Team Time
1 United States of America
M Centrowitz (2:49.47), M Berry (46.40), E Sowinski (1:47.60), P Casey (3:56.48)
9:19.93
2 Ireland
D Murray (2:53.17), B Gregan (47.40), M English (1:46.59), C O’Lionaird (3:58.23)
9:25.37
3 NJ-NY TC
M Rutt (2:52.62), S Lumax (47.75), B Scheetz (1:48.61), K Merber (3:58.20)
9:27.16
4 Kenya
J Mutai (2:54.33), C Nkanata (48.87), A Kipketer (1:51.69), L Lalang (3:52.33)
9:27.21
5 Columbia
B Fish (2:53.43), C Hammond (48.92), C Claflin (1:50.29), S Haik (4:02.39)
9:35.02
6 Duke
N McClafferty (2:52.05), C Hawkins (48.88), J Burton (1:51.91), B Schoepfer (4:03.63)
9:36.47
7 Mississippi
C Engels (2:55.60), D Morgan (47.72), H Sherrer (1:51.66), R Domanic (4:05.54)
9:40.51
8 Princeton
L Brahm (2:54.99), R Mennin (48.93), N Kauppila (1:53.00), B Paternostro (4:04.67)
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