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2024 World Athletics Relays: Nice Britain safe 4 Olympic relay slots for Paris


The ladies’s 4x100m staff of Asha Philip, Imani-Lara Lansiquot, Bianca Williams and Amy Hunt recorded a season’s finest time of 42.33 seconds as they received the fourth warmth.

They completed second quickest total on day one behind the US, who had received the primary warmth.

“That was unbelievable, it was my first time with these three women,” stated Hunt.

“They’ve been so completely wonderful in trusting me and mentoring me and ensuring I’m on it.

“So, to get that baton and cross the road with the most important smile on my face that was one of the vital enjoyable races I’ve ever accomplished.

“We acquired right here, we did our job, we executed so we’re tremendous, tremendous, comfortable.”

The boys’s staff of Zharnel Hughes, Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake, Richard Kilty and Eugene Amo-Dadzie had been second behind France of their warmth with a season’s better of 38.36s.

Victoria Ohuruogu, Hannah Kelly, Nicole Yeargin and Lina Nielsen ran the ladies’s 4x400m in three minutes 24.89 seconds and had been overwhelmed by Eire.

The boys’s 4x400m staff of Matthew Hudson-Smith, Toby Harries, Lee Thompson and Lewis Davey, who ran 3:02.10, completed behind Italy of their warmth.

The blended staff of Brodie Younger, Ama Pipi, Charles Dobson and Laviai Nielsen had been third of their warmth, behind winners Eire and Belgium.

They nonetheless have an opportunity to e-book a quota place in Paris if they will end within the prime two of their warmth on day two.

One of many highlights of day one was Italy, together with Olympic 100m champion Marcell Jacobs, being drawn in the identical males’s 4x100m warmth as the US, that includes world 100m winner Noah Lyles.

Jacobs ran the second leg for his staff, whereas Lyles anchored the American quartet because the US received the race in a world main time of 37.49, with Italy second in 38.14.

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