• World Relays Championships Bahamas 2017
» Thursday, 20 April 2017
Article source: Watch Athletics
The 3rd edition of IAAF/BTC World Relays Championships will take place in Bahamas capital city Nassau on April 22-23.
546 Athletes from 35 countries will battle for top prizes in 4x100m, 4x200m, 4x400m, and 4x800m relay events.
Different from last year the organizers have removed the 4x1500m and distance medley (DMR) relays.
A total prize purse of US$1.26 million will be paid by the IAAF for the men's and women's races at the World Relays 2017. Any team that breaks the world record will be awarded extra US$50,000.
Team prize money
1st – 50,000
2nd – 30,000
3rd – 20,000
4th – 12,000
5th – 10,000
6th – 8000
7th – 6000
8th – 4000
World Relays Records as of April 18, 2017
4x100m: Jamaica 36.84, 11 August 2012, London
4x200m: Jamaica 1:18.63, 24 May 2014, Nassau
4x400m: United States 2:54.29, 22 August 1993, Stuttgart
4x800m: Kenya 7:02.43, 25 August 2006, Brussels
4x100m: United States 40.82, 10 August 2012, London
4x200m: United States 1:27.46, 29 April 2000, Philadelphia
4x400m: USSR 3:15.17, 1 October 1988, Seoul
4x800m: USSR 7:50.17, 5 August 1984, Moscow
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