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National Record for Jamaica in the 4x800m

Published:Sunday | May 3, 2015 | 7:26 PMAndre Lowe, Special Projects Editor - Sports
Natoya Goule of Jamaica in the women's 4X800m relay
A Jamaican supporter in the stands of the Thomas A Robinson Sadium in The Bahamas

NASSAU, Bahamas:
Jamaica's women's 4x800m relay team repeated last year's fifth place finish at the IAAF World Relays but showed improvements, lowering the national record in a solid effort inside the Thomas A Robinson Stadium.

The team of Kimarra Powell, Simoya Campbell, Natoya Goule and Samantha James posted a time of 8:16.04, to better the old record of 8:17.22, with the USA winning the event in a championship record 8:00.62 clocking.

Poland were second with a time of 8:11.36, while the Australians took the silver with a 8:13.97 effort.