Athletics: World records for IAAF World Relays

RelayRaceFilePhotoANassau, Bahamas (AFP) — Here is a list of the current ratified world records ahead of the inaugural IAAF World Relays in Nassau on May 2-3:

Current ratified world records:

Men

4x100m: Jamaica 36.84sec; August 11, 2012; London

4x200m: Jamaica 1:18.63; May 24, 2014; Nassau

4x400m: United States 2:54.29; August 22, 1993; Stuttgart, Germany

4x800m: Kenya 7:02.43; August 25, 2006; Brussels

Distance medley*: Kenya 9:15.56; April 29 2006; Philadelphia, USA

Women

4x100m: United States 40.82; August 10, 2012; London

4x200m: United States 1:27.46; April 29, 2000; Philadelphia, USA

4x400m: USSR 3:15.17; October 1, 1988; Seoul

4x800m: USSR 7:50.17; August 5, 1984; Moscow

Distance medley*: United States 10:42.57 (indoors); February 7, 2015; Boston, USA

*The distance medley (which comprises legs of 1200m, 400m, 800m, 1600m) will be officially recognised as a world record distance from May 1, 2015.

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