The 2013-2016 IAAF Strategic Plan has six Core Values: universality, leadership, unity, excellence, integrity and solidarity, and a Vision Statement: “To lead, govern and develop the sport of athletics in all its forms worldwide, uniting the Athletics Family in a spirit of excellence, integrity and solidarity.”
Chryste Gaines first leg
"Obviously we were concerned about the relay baton change after the men's disaster.
However, we were quite confident as we had practised many times.
Anyway, a fantastic first leg which is so important."
-Gail Devers fourth leg
"The world record is certainly within reach.
Today was not about the world record it was about the gold!"