U.S. Women Dominate 4×100

Carmelita Jeter crosses the line for USA Red (photo by Kim Spir)

The U.S. women showed their sprint depth in the 4×100 with a 1-2 finish in the USA vs the World race.¬†Lauryn Williams, Allyson Felix, Marshevet Myers, Carmelita Jeter (aka USA Red) got the baton around the track first and fastest, in a meet record 42.28. (The previous mark, 42.33, was set by a U.S. team way back in 2000.)

The USA Blue team (Gloria Asumnu, Miki Barber, Bianca Knight, Alex Anderson) clocked in at impressive 42.64 for second, with Jamaica (42.74), despite having Olympic 100-meter champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce on the achor leg.

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