Jamaica’s national senior female relay teams won two and were narrowly beaten in a third race the USA vs The World Series at the Penn Relays at Franklin Field on Saturday.

The Jamaican women retained their 4x100m title, added the 4x400m and just missed winning a third win but were beaten to the line in the 4x200m by the USA, losing by one seven hundreds of a second. Meanwhile the men were not as lucky, getting two second places in the 4x100m and 4×200, losing both times to the USA and were third in the 4x400m.

The female 4x100m team of Kerron Stewart, Sherone Simpson, Schillonie Calvert and Natasha Morrison clocked 43.70 seconds to beat the USA- 43.79 seconds with Nigeria third in 43.22 seconds while Canada placed fourth and China fifth.

The 4x200m just failed to land a first 4x200m victory as the USA’s Porscha Lucas just edged out Morrison to the finish line.
Both teams were credited with the same time of 1 minute 31.98 seconds before being separated by thousands of a second.

The 4x400m team of Christine Day, Patricia Hall, Anastacia Leroy and Stephenie-Ann McPherson ran a World Leading 3 minutes 26.58 seconds to easily beat the USA team – 3:28.42 seconds with Australia third in 3:32.31 seconds.
Carter to Frater
The men’s 4x100m team of Nesta Carter, Michael Frater, Jason Livermore and Asafa Powell clocked 38.88 seconds, behind the USA Red- 38.68 seconds with USA Blue third with 38.92 seconds. The 4x200m team of Jermaine Brown, Rasheed Dwyer, Livermore and Oshane Bailey ran 1:21.45 seconds as the USA won in 1:20.64 seconds with Guyana third in 1;24.42 seconds.

In the 4x400m, Jamaica was represented by Allodin Fothergill, Javin Francis, Ricardo Chambers and Rusheen McDonald ran 3:03.02 seconds as the USA completed the sweep in 3:00.86 seconds with h Bahamas second in 3;01.63 seconds.