Justin Gatlin

INDIANAPOLIS — 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 with on-demand coverage on USATF.TV.

A Penn Relays staple, USA vs. the World begins live coverage Saturday on NBCSN from 12:30-3 p.m. before track on TV continues with Drake Relays from 3-5 p.m (all times EST).

In 2015, Team USA’s men swept the USA vs. the World field, claiming victories in the the 4x100m, 4x200m and 4x400m relays. The women won the 4×1 in a photo finish and were second in both the 4×2 and 4×4.

The men’s 4×1 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 4×4 anchor leg at Penn last year for the Team USA’s 3:00.86 win.

USATF.TV will host on-demand coverage of the 2016 Penn Relays Carnival here. Re-watch Team USA’s 2015 victories in the BMW Men’s 4x100mUSATF Men’s 4x200mNike Men’s 4x400m and BMW Women’s 4x200m on-demand on USATF.TV.

USA vs. The World Schedule (all times ET)
12:55   USA vs. the World Men’s 4x100m Relay, presented by Nike
1:15     USA vs. the World Women’s 4x100m Relay, presented by BMW
2:00     USA vs. the World Women’s 4x200m Relay, presented by USATF
2:10     USA vs. the World Men’s 4x200m Relay, presented by USATF
2:35     USA vs. The World Women’s 4x400m Relay, presented by Nike
2:52     USA vs. the World Men’s 4x400m Relay, presented by Progressive

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)

Coaches
Dennis Mitchell
Michelle Freeman
Orin Richburg
Justin Gatlin

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