Penn Relays

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Jamaica’s female team was victorious in the USA vs the World Women 4×100 at the Penn Relays on Saturday (28 April), while the men faded to third.

The Jamaican women lead from start to finish as Gayon Evans, Kerron Stewart, Schillone Calvert-Powell and Jura Levy, managed to hold off a surging USA Red team to finish in 43.14secs.

The USA Red team of Aliyah Brown, Kimberlyn Duncan, Destinee Brown and Kyra Jefferson ran 43.18, with USA Blue finishing third in 43.71.


1 JAMJamaica 43.14 Gayon Evans, Kerron Stewart, Schillone Calvert-Powell, Jura Levy JAM
2 USArUSA Red 43.18 Aaliyah Brown, Kimberlyn Duncan, Destinee Brown, Kyra Jefferson USAr
3 USAbUSA Blue 43.71 Destiny Carter, Tawanna Meadows, Asha Ruth, Candace Hill USAb
4 GUYGuyana 46.40 Shenika King, Jasmine Abrams, Chante Moore, Jenea McCammon GUY
TRITrinidad & Tobago DNF Kai Selvon, Reyare Thomas, Kamaria Durant, Khalifa St. Fort TRI

Meanwhile, Nesta Carter, Tyquendo Tracey, Oshane Bailey and Jhevaugn Minzie crossed the line in 39.17, behind USA-led Justin Gatlin’s USA Red in 38.39.

USA Blue finished second in 38.72.


1 USArUSA Red 38.39 Lashon Collins, Justin Gatlin, Tevin Hester, Justin Walker USAr
2 USAbUSA Blue 38.72 Blake Smith, Bryce Robinson, Jeff Demps, Romantay McClain USAb
3 JAMJamaica 39.17 Nesta Carter, Tyquendo Tracey, Oshane Bailey, Jevaughn Minzie JAM
4 GUYGuyana 41.16 Jeremy Bascom, Winston George, Owen Adonis, Adam Harris GUY
5 HAIHaiti 42.68 Shnyden Pierre, Wagner Elancieux, Karl Cajuste, Ricky Francois HAI
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