Women's 4x100m Relay
World Record: East Germany - Silke Gladisch, Sabine Rieger, Ingrid Auerswald, Marlies Gohr
Venue: National Stadium
Russia win women’s 4×100 meter relay
Russia have won the gold medal in the women’s 4×100 meter relay at the Beijing Olympics with a time of 42.31 seconds.
Belgium won the silver and Nigeria won the bronze after the Jamaican team fumbled the baton.
Katerina Thanou seeks relay spot
Greek sprinter Katerina Thanou is hoping to compete at the Beijing Olympics after serving a two-year ban due to missing drug tests before the Athens Games in 2004.
The 33 year old finished third in 11.70 seconds at a track meet on Wednesday behind Uzbekistan’s Guzel Khubbieba who won in 11.38 seconds and Russian Yuliya Gushchina [...]