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Local Women’s Relay Team Ranked Seventh In The World

The local women’s relay team is now ranked 7th in the world. The ladies made it to the finals of the IAAF World Championships  where they finished on position seven clocking 3:28:00.

The 4×400 metres women’s team  made history by qualifying for the World Championship final at the IAAF World Championships that ended last week.

In the semi-finals, the ladies team finished on position three with a national record of 3:26:90

However, the Botswana men’s 4×400 metres relay team failed to secure a place in the final at the IAAF World Championships. They finished on position seven with a time of 3:06:50.

A lot was expected from the team following their stunning performance at the IAAF/BTC World Relays Bahamas 2017 at the Thomas A Robinson National Stadium in Nassau, where they finished on position two after the USA.

Sports commentators and analysts thought the team would challenge the USA dominance.

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