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News30 Apr 2021

Painstaking preparations pay off, with athletes ready to put on a show in Silesia

For the hundreds of world-class athletes who made the journey to Poland for the World Athletics Relays Silesia 21, this hasn’t been a straightforward task, and the same goes for all those who have worked tirelessly to make the event possible.

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Previews27 Apr 2021

Surprises in store in non-qualifier relays in Silesia

While qualifying for major championships is serious business for most teams competing at the World Athletics Relays Silesia 21, there’s still scope for some light-hearted and less-pressured disciplines at the Silesian Stadium on 1-2 May.

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News13 Apr 2021

Dutch team selected for Silesia

Dafne Schippers, Churandy Martina and Femke Bol are among the 24 athletes selected to represent the Netherlands at the World Athletics Relays Silesia 21 on 1-2 May.

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News13 Apr 2021

Host Poland names 44-strong team for World Athletics Relays

The Polish Athletic Association (PZLA) has announced a team of 44 athletes to compete on home soil at the World Athletics Relays Silesia 21 on 1-2 May.

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Previews08 May 2019

Preview: men's and women's 4x200m relay – IAAF World Relays Yokohama 2019

There may not be World Championships places at stake in the 4x200m, but many of the world’s leading sprinters have opted to contest the rarely-run event at the IAAF World Relays Yokohama 2019 as part of their early season preparations.

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News22 Dec 2017

2017 end-of-year reviews – relays

In the second part of our 2017 year-end review series, statisticians A Lennart Julin and Mirko Jalava look back on the best relay performances of the year.

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Report23 Apr 2017

Men's 4x200m final – IAAF/BTC World Relays Bahamas 2017

Less than 24 hours after cursing their luck – and indeed their mistakes – in the 4x100m final, Canada found redemption in Nassau on Sunday night (23), defeating sprint superpowers USA and Jamaica to claim the 4x200m title in superlative fashion.

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Report23 Apr 2017

Men's 4x200m heats – IAAF/BTC World Relays Bahamas 2017

Canada exorcised the demons of Saturday night’s dropped baton with a commanding performance in the heats of the men’s 4x200m on Sunday evening (23), but it wasn’t without controversy.

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News23 Apr 2017

Looking back and moving forward: day 2 preview – IAAF/BTC World Relays Bahamas 2017

An IAAF/BTC World Relays record in the women's 4x200m and yet another dramatic finish in the men's 4x100m were among the key highlights on the first day of the IAAF/BTC World Relays Bahamas 2017, with plenty more drama on tap when competition resumes this evening.

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Report22 Apr 2017

Women's 4x200m final – IAAF/BTC World Relays Bahamas 2017

Propelled by a strong opening leg by Jura Levy, Jamaica powered to a convincing victory in the women's 4x200m, clocking a 1:29.04 World Relays record in the process.

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Report22 Apr 2017

Women's 4x200m heats – IAAF/BTC World Relays Bahamas 2017

Strong runs by US and Jamaican quartets in the women's 4x200m kicked off the third edition of the IAAFWorld Relays, setting up yet another showdown between the two sprint powerhouses in this evening's final.

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Previews19 Apr 2017

Men's 4x200m preview – IAAF/BTC World Relays Bahamas 2017

Few events exemplify recent history in the men’s relays better than the 4x200m at the IAAF World relays, which at the first two editions has seen formidable US quartets fall to a litany of errors as Jamaica took the title with ease, their reliable exchanges the key difference on both occasions.

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