20 JUL 2014 Press Release Monaco

World records ratified

Jamaica's World record-setting 4x200m quartet at the 2014 IAAF World Relays (Getty Images)Jamaica's World record-setting 4x200m quartet at the 2014 IAAF World Relays (Getty Images) © Copyright

The following world records have recently been ratified…

World record

Men
4 x 200m 1:18.63 Jamaica JAM, Nassau, BAH, 24 May 14
(Nickel Ashmeade, Warren Weir, Jermaine Brown, Yohan Blake)        

previous: 1:18.68 USA, Walnut, USA, 17 Apr 94
(Michael Marsh, Leroy Burrell, Floyd Heard, Carl Lewis)         

 

World indoor record

Men  
4 x 800m 7:13.11 USA All Star USA, Boston, USA, 8 Feb 14
(Richard Jones, David Torrence, Duane Solomon, Erik Sowinski)

previous: 7:13.94 USA, Boston, USA, 6 Feb 00
(Joey Woody, Karl Paranya, Rich Kenah, David Krummenacker)

 

World junior indoor record

Women
1000m 2:35.80 Mary Cain (96) USA, Boston, USA, 8 Feb 14

previous: 2:40.1 Diana Richburg (63) USA, New London, USA, 07 Dec 82

(NOTE: an earlier performance by Mary Cain set at another track in Boston - 2:39.25 Mary Cain USA, Boston, USA, 16 Jan 14 - remains pending ratification)

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