• USA Men Break DMR World Record

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USA team of  Kyle Merber (1200m), Brycen Spratling (400m), Brandon Johnson (800m) and Ben Blankenship (1600m) set a new world distance medley record of  9:15.50 on the final day at the World Relays championships in Bahama's on Sunday (3).

USA, Australia and Kenya got the anchor leg together, but Kenya's Cheruiyot  made a lethal move as took it out in 51.9 seconds in the first 400m. USA's Blankenship and Australia's anchor man ran smart as they stayed some 4 seconds behind Cheruiyot. At the bell lap Blankenship was right The United States  improved previous DMR world record set by Kenya in 2006 by 0.06 seconds. Team Kenya took second in 9:17.20,  while Australia came in third in 9:21.62.

USA Team Splits

Kyle Merber 2:53.56

Brycen Spratling  45.95

Brandon Johnson 1:44.75

Ben Blankenship 3:51.24

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