Jamaica 4x100m women relay team wins gold in Doha 2019 ... Oregon22
DOHA, QATAR - OCTOBER 05: Shericka Jackson of Jamaica, gold, competes in the Women's 4x100 Metres Relay during day nine of 17th IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 at Khalifa International Stadium on October 05, 2019 in Doha, Qatar. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images for IAAF)

World Athletics has announced the qualification system for the 2024 World Relays, which will take place in Nassau, Bahamas on May 4-5, 2024. A total of 32 teams will be entered in each event, with the top eight teams in each discipline at the World Championships in Budapest automatically qualifying.

The host country can also enter one team in each event. The remaining teams will be determined through the top lists during the qualification period from January 1st, 2023, to April 7th, 2024.

The top 14 teams at the World Relays will automatically qualify for the 2024 Olympic Games, with the remaining two places in each relay discipline awarded based on top lists during the qualification period from December 31st, 2022, to June 30th, 2024.

This qualification system aims to ensure that the best teams from around the world have the opportunity to participate in the World Relays and potentially qualify for the Olympic Games.

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Anthony Foster is a renowned Jamaican sports journalist, honored twice as the Jamaica sports journalist of the year (in 2004 and 2005). His journalistic achievements are globally recognized. Notably, he authored an award-winning article on Usain Bolt, the iconic 6-time Olympic champion, 11-time World champion, and record holder for the sprint double. This significant piece was published in the Jamaica Gleaner in 2004. Anthony's extensive coverage includes prestigious events such as the Olympic Games in Beijing 2008, London 2012, and Rio 2016. He has also provided coverage for seven (7) World Athletics Championships held between 2007 and 2022, alongside various other international sporting events. Noteworthy mentions comprise his coverage of the 2007 World Cup of cricket and his cherished experience reporting on the 2004 clash between his favorite football team, Argentina, and the USA.


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