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Jamaica lost both men and women’s 4x400m relays in Saturday’s (28 April) USA vs the World Series at the 124th Penn Relays.

The men finished third behind the USA (3:02.31) and the Bahamas (3:02.54) in 3:03. 82.

The quartet of Peter Matthews, Demish Gaye, Jamari Rose and Jermaine Gayle trailed for the entire race to finish in 3:03.12.

The women of Christine Day (51.5), Anastasia Leroy (51.7), Rhonda Whyte (52.89) and Tiffany James (52.47) finished second in 3:28.59, sandwiched both USA Red, 3:26.73 and USA Blue, 3:32.94.

In the USA vs. the World Women Sprint Medley, Jamaica’s team with Sherone Simpson, Gayon Evans, Verone Chambers and Kalise Spencer, who ran the 400m in 52.14, ended third in 1:38.31.

Trinidad and Tobago led off with Khalifa St. Fort to Reyare Thomas, Kai Selvon and Sparkle McKnight (52.14) took second in 1:37.42 behind USA Red in 1:35.20.

Bahamas’ quartet of Shequnia Ferguson, Tamara Myers, Tynia Gaither and Katrina Seymour (52.65) were fourth in 1:39.03.

Jasmine Abrams, Chante Moore, Shenika King and Jenea McCammon (54.12) carried Guyana across the line, fifth in 1:42.36 .

Jamaica got disqualified after Everton Clarke, Martin Manley, Marzel Miller (45.7) and Danielle Glave (1:49.41) combined to cross the line in 3:17.74. USA topped the event in 3:14.91

By Auburn Mann

Is a budding freelance Journalist. He worked for news outlets like Capital News Service, a news wire based out of the University of Maryland's Philip Merrill College of Journalism, where he graduated from with a Master's in Journalism. He has an undergraduate degree in communications from Bowie State University, where he served as Deputy Managing Editor for the schools official Newspaper: The Spectrum. He has also contributed to newspapers like The Washington Afro American, Montgomery County Gazette and the Takoma/Silver Spring Voice. Auburn has a strong passion for Athletics, particularly events 800 meters and under( and their corresponding relays).

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