USC's TeeTee Terry, Aaron Brown, Andre De Grasse Win Relay Gold Medals At World Athletics Championships
TeeTee Terry earned a gold medal with the USA women's 4x100m relay team and Aaron Brown and Andre De Grasse earned gold for Canada's 4x100m relay during the ninth day of the 2022 World Athletics Championships held at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. today (July 23).
- Terry (USC, 2021) anchored USA's 4x100m relay team which won the gold medal with a world-leading and Hayward Field record-time of 41.14. Terry and USA held off Jamaica to win by 0.04 seconds. The USA men's team was not as fortunate, as Canada with Brown (USC, 2014) leading off and De Grasse (USC, 2015) anchoring won the gold with a world-leading time of 37.48. The edged the USA team by 0.07 seconds.
- Allyson Felix (USC, 2008) ran the second leg and Jaide Stepter-Baynes (USC, 2016) anchored for USA's women's 4x400m relay team which won its heat with the fastest time of the day of 3:23.38. Felix's bronze medal in the mixed 4x400m relay on July 15 was originally thought to be her last global championships race. Team USA moves on to the final tomorrow. Nicole Yeargin (USC, 2021) anchored Great Britain's 4x400m relay which also advanced to the final with a time of 3:23.92, second among the qualifiers. Kyra Constantine (USC, 2021) ran the third leg for Canada's team which advanced to the final with a time of 3:28.49. Amalie Iuel (USC, 2017) ran the final leg for Norway which posted a time of 3:32.00 and finished 12th overall.
- Nia Ali (USC, 2011), the reigning world champion in the 100m hurdles, clipped the ninth hurdle with her trail leg which caused her to stumble and fall through the 10th hurdle in the first heat of the women's 100m hurdles which disqualified her from having a chance to defend her title.
Tomorrow is the final day of the World Athletics Championships and the Trojans should have at least three athletes competing in the women's 4x400m finals.
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