Four teams for the finals were qualified by US, Japan, Australia and Jamaica
Mixed Shuttle Hurdle Riley has two men and two female players in each team
Sports desk US won two gold on the first day of the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) World Relay The United States made its name for the first time in both the tournament mixed shuttle Hurdle Riley and 2x2x400m relay gold. Mixed Hurdle Relay is very exciting. There were 7 teams in both the heats. Four teams for the finals were qualified by US, Japan, Australia and Jamaica. But medal was given to just two teams. The US won gold and Japan silver. Australia's team disqualified and Jamaica did not start the race. The United States took 54.96 seconds. This is his best season. At the same time, Japan was at second place with 55.59 seconds. The US won the 2x2x400m relay on Saturdays Australia Silver and Japan made their name Bronze Medal.
In mixed Hurdle, two men, two women in every team
Mixed Shuttle Hurdle Riley has two men and two female players in each team. First man player runs 110m hurdles. He gives a baton to his team's first female partner. The female player also completes the hurdle and gives the other male partner a baton, then he runs the hurdle and gives a baton to the other female partner. This player also crosses the hurdle. The least time consuming team wins. At the same time, 2x2x400m relay consists of a male and a female player.
Players from 43 countries are playing in the tournament
Players from 43 countries participating in World Relay in Yokohama, Japan. This time there are 9 events. There are 3 men, 3 women and 3 mixed events. Men and women have 4x100m relay, 4x200m relay, 4x400m relay event while Mixed 4x400m relay, 2x2x400m relay and shuttle Hurdle relay event. This is the fourth season of the World Relay. The US is the second with a total of 17 gold in the three seasons, Jamaica is second with 5 gold.