Jamaica’s 4x100m relay team [Serena Cole, Tia Clayton, Kerrica Hill and Tina Clayton] crowned their nation’s performance at the 2021 World U-20 Championships in Nairobi on Sunday with a gold medal.
Jamaica clocked a world-record [42.94] to win the race, ahead of Namibia [43.76], and Nigeria [43.90].
Meanwhile, Namibia’s anchor and Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games silver medalist in the women’s 200m final – Christine Mboma clocked an astonishing 9.86 seconds on the anchor leg.
Jamaica’s winning time broke the previous world record of 43.27 set by Germany in 2017.
The time also erased the championship record of 43.40 set by Sherone Simpson, Kerron Stewart, Aneisha McLaughlin and Simone Facey when the championships were held in Kingston in 2002.