Penn Relays/File Photo

Penn Relays/File Photo

INDIANAPOLIS, April 25, 2016 – Thirty-four U.S. athletes will compete in six relay events at the Penn Relays Carnival on Saturday, April 30 at Franklin Field during USA vs. the World, which will be broadcast live on NBCSN.

A Penn Relays staple, USA vs. the World begins live coverage Saturday on NBCSN from 12:30-3 p.m., showcasing track and field’s elite at the world’s largest meet.

In 2015, Team USA’s men swept the USA vs. the World field, claiming victories in the 4x100m, 4x200m and 4x400m relays. The women won the 4x100m in a photo finish and were second in both the 4x200m and 4x400m.

The men’s 4x100m team, which ran 38.68 for the win, returns three of four members of that finals team to the 2016 pool of athletes. Also returning is Patrick Feeney, a newly minted World Indoor Champion in the 4x400m relay, who ran an astounding 4x400m anchor leg at Penn last year for the Team USA’s 3:00.86 win.

The 122nd Penn Relays begin on April 28 and continue through April 30 with over 15,000 athletes from around the world competing for famed Penn Relays wheels. In addition to the television broadcast on NBCSN.

USA vs. The World Schedule (all times ET)

12:38 — USA vs. the World Men’s 4x100m Relay

12:50 — USA vs. the World Women’s 4x100m Relay

2:00 — USA vs. the World Men’s 4x200m Relay

2:10 — USA vs. the World Women’s 4x200m Relay

2:35 — USA vs. The World Women’s 4x400m Relay

2:52 — USA vs. the World Men’s 4x400m Relay

Invited athletes for USA vs. the World are subject to change.

USA vs. the World – Athlete Pools

4x100m Men

Mike Rodgers (Round Rock,Texas)

Justin Gatlin (Clermont,Florida)

Tyson Gay (Lexington,Kentucky)

Isiah Young (Oxford,Mississippi)

Remontay McClain (Victorville, California)

Wallace Spearmon (Fayetteville,Arkansas)

Calesio Newman (Greensboro,North Carolina)

Sean McLean (Raleigh, North Carolina)

*The 4x200m pool will be composed of athletes from the 4x100m relay pool.

4x400m Men

Elvyonn Bailey (Cordova, Tennessee)

Vernon Norwood (Baton Rouge, Louisiana)

Brycen Spratling (Webster, New York)

Bryshon Nellum (Los Angeles, California)

Chris Giesting (Batesville, Indiana)

Pat Feeney (Granger, Indiana)

Jeremy Wariner (McKinney, Texas)

Mike Berry (Eugene, Oregon)

Women’s 4x100m

Tianna Bartoletta (Tampa, Florida)

Kim Duncan (Baton Rouge, Louisiana)

Carmelita Jeter (Los Angeles, California)

Dezerea Bryant (Lexington, Kentucky)

Kaylin Whitney (Clermont, Florida)

Candyce McGrone (Winter Garden, Florida)

Cambrya Jones (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)

Miki Barber (Duluth, Georgia)

*The 4x200m pool will be composed of athletes from the 4x100m relay pool.

4x400m Women

Phyllis Francis (Queens, New York)

Natasha Hastings (Brooklyn, New York)

Sanya Richards Ross (Austin, Texas)

DeeDee Trotter (Los Angeles, California)

Kendra Chambers (El Paso, Texas)


Dennis Mitchell

Michelle Freeman

Orin Richburg


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