USA vs. the World at the Penn Relays
April 30, 2011
On TV: ESPN2, April 30, 8:00 - 10:00 PM EST
Before they compete at the World Championships in Daegu, the best relay teams in the world will converge on Philadelphia to test their mettle at Franklin Field on Saturday, April 30, at the 12th edition of USA vs. the World at the 117th Penn Relays in Philadelphia, Pa.
With more than 180 athletes flying in from around the globe, 16 countries will be on-hand to compete for six titles at the premier elite relay event in the world. Team USA will face stiff competition with teams from Brazil, Canada, Jamaica, Kenya, Morocco and the United Kingdom.
This yearís events include the Nike menís distance medley relay, womenís sprint medley relay, Visa womenís 4x100m, BMW Menís 4x100m, Nike womenís 4x400m and Visa menís 4x400m.
Last year a record 54,000 fans filled Franklin Field joining in Saturdayís carnival atmosphere at the Penn Relays. Tickets are still available for this yearís event at www.ThePennRelays.com.
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