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US/ Jamaica showdown in 4x100m relay final

Friday, August 10, 2012 | 1:55 PM    

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KINGSTON, Jamaica — United States took command of Heat 2 of the relay winning in a national record  37.38 seconds, just ahead of Jamaica’s 37.39 in Heat 1.

The US, anchored by 100m bronze medalist Justin Gatlin, beat Japan (38.07, a season’s best) into second while Trinidad and Tobago was third (38.10).

Teams with the fastest losing times are France and Australia, both qualifying for the final.


RankLaneTeamReac. TTimeRecord

16United States0.2537.38NRQ
28Japan0.16738.07SBQ
33Trinidad&Tobago0.13838.1SBQ
44France0.17738.15SB

51Australia0.16738.17=AR

62Poland0.1638.31NR

75Germany0.15138.37

87Hong Kong, CHN0.18438.61

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