From Paradise to Paris: Ghana part of Olympic relay fields formed at WRE Bahamas 24

Confirmed on Saturday while the final 30 on Sunday, following a second Olympic qualifying round for teams that missed out on day one.

Teams that qualified on Saturday also secured their spots for the respective World Relays finals on Sunday, when they raced for prize money and Olympic lane seeding positions.

USA won four of the five finals in Nassau, the nation’s 4x100m women setting a championship record with their 41.85 run and the mixed 4x400m squad achieving the same with their 3:10.73 performance. Botswana’s 4x400m men ensured the event ended on a high, running a world lead of 2:59.11 to win the last race of the weekend.

Two nations – Great Britain & Northern Ireland and USA – each qualified a full five teams for Paris, while another six – France, Germany, Italy, Jamaica, Nigeria and Poland – qualified four each.

While the majority of Paris places have now been secured, teams that missed out in Nassau do still have a chance to qualify. A further two Olympic Games places in each discipline will be awarded based on top lists during the qualification period [31 December 2022 to 30 June 2024].

Teams qualified for Paris at WRE Bahamas 24

Women’s 4x100m

Australia, Canada, Cote d’Ivoire, France, Germany, Great Britain & NI, Italy, Jamaica, Netherlands, Nigeria, Poland, Switzerland, Trinidad and Tobago, United States

Men’s 4x100m

Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Ghana, Great Britain & NI, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Liberia, Nigeria, South Africa, United States.

Women’s 4x400m

Belgium, Canada, France, Great Britain & NI, India, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Spain, Switzerland, United States

Men’s 4x400m

Belgium, Botswana, Brazil, Germany, Great Britain & NI, India, Italy, Japan, Nigeria, Poland, South Africa, Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, United States

Mixed 4x400m

Bahamas, Belgium, Dominican Republic, France, Germany, Great Britain & NI, Ireland, Jamaica, Netherlands, Nigeria, Poland, Switzerland, Ukraine, United States.

Source: World Athletics


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