Michael Frater, Usain Bolt, Yohan Blake and Nesta Carter of Jamaica celebrate victory and a World record in the men's 4x100 metres relay final (Getty Images) © Copyright
Press Release

World record ratified

MonteCarloThe following World record has recently been ratified...


4x100m Relay

37.04 National Team of Jamaica (JAM), Daegu, KOR, 4 Sep 11

(Nesta Carter, Michael Frater, Yohan Blake, Usain Bolt)

previous: 37.10 National Team of Jamaica (JAM), Beijing, CHN, 22 Aug 08

(Nesta Carter, Michael Frater, Usain Bolt, Asafa Powell)

World Record Award of $100,000

The IAAF World Record Programme at the 2011 IAAF World Championships, Daegu, Korea, was supported by TDK (for the men’s events) and Toyota (for the women’s events) and as such the above Jamaican quartet will share a special World Record Award of $100,000.

(for full details of the Daegu 2011 World Record Programme please read the original press release available in 'Related Content' below the photograph to the right of this text)