• World Relays Championships Bahamas 2017

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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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