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Olympians, World and USATF Champions highlight 2019 Team USATF roster for IAAF World Relays

4/30/2019
 

INDIANAPOLIS - Six Olympians, including three medalists from the 2016 Rio Olympic Games will take to Yokohama International Stadium in Yokohama, Japan for the 2019 IAAF World Relays, May 11-12.

 

In addition to Olympians, 17 World Indoor and/or Outdoor Championships team members, 11 World Championships medalists, 13 USATF Indoor/outdoor champions and 14 NCAA champions will represent Team USATF in the IAAF’s 4th edition of the World Relays.

 

The international competition will consist of nine events: the 4x100m, 4x200m and 4x400m for both men and women, and a mixed 4x400m, shuttle hurdle relay and a 2x2x400m relay.

 

Orin Richburg will serve as head coach for the IAAF World Relays with assistant sprint coaches Angela Williams (Prairie View A&M University) and Linda Lanker (Spokane Community College), as well as assistant relay coach Olympian Mechelle Freeman. Click here for the full staff roster.

 

Fans can follow along with #TeamUSATF at the #IAAFWorldRelays on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.

 

Athletes listed alphabetically. Relay teams/orders are not finalized.

Updated as of April 30, 2019.

Name

Current Residence

Hometown

College/Univ.

Devon Allen

Eugene, Oregon

Phoenix, Arizona

University of Oregon

Joanna Atkins

Clermont, Florida

Stone Mountain, Georgia

University of Auburn

Olivia Baker

South Orange, New Jersey

South Orange, New Jersey

Stanford University

Jessica Beard

Ocoee, Florida

Euclid, Ohio

Texas A&M University

Chris Belcher

Bayshore, New York

Sayville, New York

North Carolina A&T University

Jasmine Blocker

New Orleans, Louisiana

Great Neck, New York

Princeton University; Tulane University

Tori Bowie

Winter Garden, Florida

Sand Hill, Missouri

University of Southern Mississippi

Donavan Brazier

Portland, Oregon

Grand Rapids, Michigan

Texas A&M

Mikiah Brisco

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Louisiana State University

Ce’Aira Brown

Sleepyhallow, New York

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Hampton University

Dezerea Bryant

Clermont, Florida

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

University of Kentucky

Cameron Burrell

Missouri City, Texas

Atlanta, Georgia

University of Houston

Michael Cherry

Los Angeles, California

Chesapeake, Virginia

Louisiana State University

Christina Clemons (Manning)

Montgomery, Alabama

Landover, Maryland

Ohio State University

Shania Collins

Parkland, Florida

Huntingtown, Maryland

University of Tennessee

Freddie Crittenden

Phoenix, Arizona

Utica, Michigan

Syracuse University

Paul Dedewo

Phoenix, Arizona

Bronx, New York

City University of New York City College

Ryan Fontenot

Houston, Texas

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Louisiana State University

Justin Gatlin

Clermont, Florida

Brooklyn, New York

University of Tennessee

Queen Harrison

Quinton, Virginia

Loch Sheldrake, New York

Virginia Tech University

Aleia Hobbs

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

New Orleans, Louisiana

Louisiana State University

Ashley Henderson

San Diego, California

St. Louis Missouri

San Diego State University

Je’Von Hutchison

Boynton Beach, Florida

Boynton Beach, Florida

Hampton University

Kyra Jefferson

Gainesville, Florida

Detroit, Michigan

University of Florida

Fred Kerley

College Station, Texas

Taylor, Texas

Texas A&M University

My’lik Kerley

College Station, Texas

Taylor, Texas

Texas A&M University

Jordan Lavender

Nashville, Tennessee

Nashville, Tennessee

University of Virginia

Noah Lyles

Clermont, Florida

Gainesville, Florida

T.C. Williams High School

Josephus Lyles

Clermont, Florida

Gainesville, Florida

T.C. Williams High School

Remontay McClain

Azusa, California

Victorville, California

Azusa Pacific University

Sharika Nelvis

Georgetown, Texas

Memphis, Tennessee

Arkansas State

Vernon Norwood

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

New Orleans, Louisiana

Louisiana State University

Courtney Okolo

Austin, Texas

Dallas, Texas

University of Texas

Jenna Prandini

Pflugerville, Texas

Clovis, California

University of Oregon

Bryce Robinson

Austin, Texas

Edmond, Oklahoma

University of Tulsa

Mike Rodgers

Round Rock, Texas

St. Louis, Missouri

Lindenwood University

Jaide Stepter

Redondo Beach, California

Tucson, Arizona

University of Southern California

Nathan Strother

Knoxville, Tennessee

Norcross, Georgia

University of Tennessee

Gabby Thomas

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Florence, Massachusetts

Harvard University

Brionna Thomas

West Lafayette, Indiana

Fort Wayne, Indiana

Purdue University

Shakima Wimbley

Clermont, Florida

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

University of Miami

Dontavius Wright

Grayson, Georgia

Grayson, Georgia

Stillman College

Isiah Young

Clermont, Florida

Junction City, Kansas

University of Mississippi

 

Contact:

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6 Olympians, 3 Olympic Medalists

17 World Indoor/Outdoor Championship Team members, 11 World Indoor/Outdoor Championship medalists

13 USATF indoor/outdoor champs

14 NCAA Champs

9 returning World Relays team members

 


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