The Brazilian national team landed in Nassau on Sunday (April 26th 2015), the first foreign team to arrive for the upcoming International Association of Athletics Federation's (IAAF) /BTC World Relays Bahamas 2015.
Nearly 800 athletes from some 40 IAAF member federations will be making their way to The Bahamas over the next few day to take part in the upcoming “Bahamazing” event.
The 39 member Brazilian team was greeted by Bingo, the potcake the official mascot for the event.
Local Organizing Committee (LOC) Managing Director, Lionel Haven said over 40 countries have confirmed to participate in the IAAF/ BTC World Relays.
“We couldn’t be more excited for this fantastic event and to welcome our guests from around the world again,” he said. “I know that the entire LOC will do everything in its power to once again make this an unforgettable “Bahamazing” experience for the athletes, media and fans.”
The world's top athletes including the world’s fastest man, Usain Bolt, is expected to be in action in front of an estimated 30,000 spectators and over 150 journalist from around the world.
The “Bahamazing” event, takes place at the Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium on May 2nd and May 3rd.