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IAAF World Relays | Jamaican men scrape into 4x100m final

Published:Saturday | May 11, 2019 | 7:28 AM
Ricardo Makyn/Chief Photo Editor Tyquendo Tracey (right) gets going after receiving the baton from Rasheed Dwyer in the men's 4x100m heats at the IAAF World Relays in Yokohama, Japan on Saturday, May 11.

As expected, Jamaica's men's 4x100m relay team struggled in their heat at the IAAF World Relays in Yokohama, Japan, barely holding on for a spot in the final.

The team of Nesta Carter, Julian Forte, Rasheed Dwyer and Tyquendo Tracey, clocked 38.51 seconds for third place behind Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 38.11 and Brazil, 38.22, missing out on an automatic qualifying spot into tomorrow's final, set for 6:52 a.m.

In the end, the Jamaicans ended up advancing on time as the second of the two fastest losers