2021 World Athletics Relays

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2021 World Athletics Relays
World Athletics Relays Silesia 21 (wordmark).svg
Host city Flag of Poland.svg Chorzów, Poland
Events9
Dates1–2 May
Main venue Silesian Stadium
2023  

The 2021 World Athletics Relays have been held in Chorzów, Poland from 1 to 2 May 2021. [1] [2] [3]

Contents

Schedule

The program has undergone some changes, due to the lack of participants some preliminary rounds have in fact been canceled. [4]

Silesia Stadium, the venue. Widok bramka.jpg
Silesia Stadium, the venue.

Winners summary

There are no medalists but winners in each event.

Men

EventGoldSilverBronze
4 × 100 metres relay
details
Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa
Thando Dlodlo
Gift Leotlela
Clarence Munyai
Akani Simbine
38.71Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Fausto Desalu
Marcell Jacobs
Davide Manenti
Filippo Tortu
39.21Flag of Japan.svg  Japan
Ryuichiro Sakai  [ de ]
Ryota Suzuki  [ de ]
Daisuke Miyamoto  [ de ]
Hiroki Yanagita  [ de ]
39.42
4 × 200 metres relay
details
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
Steven Müller
Felix Straub
Lucas Ansah-Peprah
Owen Ansah  [ de ]
1:22.43 SBFlag of Kenya.svg  Kenya
Mark Odhiambo
Mike Nyang'au
Elijah Mathew  [ de ]
Hesborn Ochieng  [ de ]
1:24.26 SBFlag of Portugal.svg  Portugal
Frederico Curvelo  [ de ]
Delvis Santos  [ de ]
Diogo Antunes
André Prazeres  [ de ]
1:24.53 SB [5]
4 × 400 metres relay
details
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands
Jochem Dobber
Liemarvin Bonevacia
Ramsey Angela
Tony van Diepen
3:03.45Flag of Japan.svg  Japan
Rikuya Ito
Kaito Kawabata
Kentaro Sato
Aoto Suzuki
3:04.45Flag of Botswana.svg  Botswana
Isaac Makwala
Boitumelo Masilo
Ditiro Nzamani
Leungo Scotch
3:04.77

Women

EventGoldSilverBronze
4 × 100 metres relay
details
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Irene Siragusa
Gloria Hooper
Anna Bongiorni
Vittoria Fontana
43.79 SBFlag of Poland.svg  Poland
Magdalena Stefanowicz
Klaudia Adamek
Katarzyna Sokólska
Pia Skrzyszowska
44.10Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands
Jamile Samuel
Dafne Schippers
Nadine Visser
Naomi Sedney
44.10
4 × 200 metres relay
details
Flag of Poland.svg  Poland
Paulina Guzowska
Kamila Ciba
Klaudia Adamek
Marlena Gola
1:34.98 NR Flag of Ireland.svg  Ireland
Aoife Lynch
Kate Doherty
Sarah Quinn
Sophie Becker
1:35.93 NR Flag of Ecuador.svg  Ecuador
Ángela Tenorio
Virginia Villalba  [ de ]
Marizol Landázuri
Anahí Suárez
1:36.86 SB
4 × 400 metres relay
details
Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba
Zurian Hechavarría
Rose Mary Almanza
Lisneidy Veitía
Roxana Gómez
3:28.41Flag of Poland.svg  Poland
Kornelia Lesiewicz
Małgorzata Hołub-Kowalik
Karolina Łozowska
Natalia Kaczmarek
3:28.81Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  United Kingdom
Laviai Nielsen
Ama Pipi
Emily Diamond
Jessie Knight
3:29.27

Mixed

From the top left: Scotti, Trevisan, Mangione and Re, the Italian national track relay team winners of the 4x400 m mixed relay. Italian 4x400 mixed relay.jpg
From the top left: Scotti, Trevisan, Mangione and Re, the Italian national track relay team winners of the 4x400 m mixed relay.
EventGoldSilverBronze
4 × 400 metres relay
details
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Edoardo Scotti
Giancarla Trevisan
Alice Mangione
Davide Re
3:16.60Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil
Anderson Henriques
Tiffani Marinho
Geisa Coutinho
Alison dos Santos
3:17.54Flag of the Dominican Republic.svg  Dominican Republic
Lidio Féliz
Anabel Medina Ventura
Marileidy Paulino
Alexander Ogando
3:17.58
2 × 2 × 400 metres relay
details
Flag of Poland.svg  Poland
Joanna Jóźwik
Patryk Dobek
3:40.92Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya
Naomi Korir  [ de ]
Ferguson Rotich
3:41.79Flag of Slovenia.svg  Slovenia
Anita Horvat
Žan Rudolf
3:41.95
Shuttle hurdles relay
details
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
Monika Zapalska  [ de ]
Erik Balnuweit
Anne Weigold
Gregor Traber
56.53Flag of Poland.svg  Poland
Zuzanna Hulisz  [ de ]
Krzysztof Kiljan  [ de ]
Klaudia Wojtunik  [ pl ]
Damian Czykier
56.68Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya
Priscilla Tabunda  [ it ]
Michael Nzuku
Nusra Rukia
Wiseman Mukhobe
59.89

Winners positions

As the World Athletics Relays are not a championship, there are no champions or medalists, but just winners.

  *   Host nation (Poland)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1Flag of Poland.svg  Poland  (POL)*2305
2Flag of Italy.svg  Italy  (ITA)2103
3Flag of Germany.svg  Germany  (GER)2002
4Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands  (NED)1012
5Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba  (CUB)1001
Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa  (RSA)1001
7Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya  (KEN)0213
8Flag of Japan.svg  Japan  (JPN)0112
9Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil  (BRA)0101
Flag of Ireland.svg  Ireland  (IRL)0101
11Flag of Botswana.svg  Botswana  (BOT)0011
Flag of the Dominican Republic.svg  Dominican Republic  (DOM)0011
Flag of Ecuador.svg  Ecuador  (ECU)0011
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain  (GBR)0011
Flag of Portugal.svg  Portugal  (POR)0011
Flag of Slovenia.svg  Slovenia  (SLO)0011
Totals (16 nations)99927

Team standings

Teams scored for every place in the top 8 with 8 points awarded for first place, 7 for second, etc. The overall points winner was given the Golden Baton. [6]

  The host country is highlighted in lavender blue
RankNationPoints
1Flag of Poland.svg  Poland 37
2Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 32
3Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya 24
4Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands 20
5Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 19
6Flag of Japan.svg  Japan 18
7Flag of Ecuador.svg  Ecuador 15
8Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark 13
9Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa 12
T-10Flag of Portugal.svg  Portugal 10
T-10Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain 10

Participating nations

37 nations were due to take part in the competition, before the renouncement of Canada, [7] India, [8] Jamaica, [9] Nigeria, [10] and Trinidad and Tobago [11] . [12] Other notable absences include Australia, China and the USA, who will all be missing the event for the first time. Zambia are set to make their debut.

Spanish Ángel David Rodríguez, 41, is the oldest athlete entered for the event, while 17-year-old Nigerian sprinter Imaobong Nse Uko is the youngest competitor.

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