Nassau 2014 / Photo credit: Derek Smith

Nassau 2014 / Photo credit: Derek Smith

Kenya’s quartet of Collins Cheboi, Silas Kiplagat, James Magut and Asbel Kiprop sets a new World record of 14:22.22 in the Men’s 4x1500m / Photo credit: Derek Smith

Kenya’s quartet of Collins Cheboi, Silas Kiplagat, James Magut and Asbel Kiprop sets a new World record of 14:22.22 in the Men’s 4x1500m / Photo credit: Derek Smith

Kenya’s quartet of Collins Cheboi, Silas Kiplagat, James Magut and Asbel Kiprop sets a new World record of 14:22.22 in the Men’s 4x1500m / Photo credit: Derek Smith

Kenya’s quartet of Collins Cheboi, Silas Kiplagat, James Magut and Asbel Kiprop sets a new World record of 14:22.22 in the Men’s 4x1500m / Photo credit: Derek Smith

Kenya’s quartet of Collins Cheboi, Silas Kiplagat, James Magut and Asbel Kiprop sets a new World record of 14:22.22 in the Men’s 4x1500m / Photo credit: Derek Smith

Kenya’s quartet of Collins Cheboi, Silas Kiplagat, James Magut and Asbel Kiprop sets a new World record of 14:22.22 in the Men’s 4x1500m / Photo credit: Derek Smith

Nassau 2014 / Photo credit: Derek Smith

Nassau 2014 / Photo credit: Derek Smith

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Nassau 2014 / Photo credit: Derek Smith

Nassau 2014 / Photo credit: Derek Smith

Kenya’s women’s 4x800m star Janeth Jepkosgei on the way to setting the World Record at Nassau 2014 / Photos credit: Derek Smith

Kenya’s women’s 4x800m star Janeth Jepkosgei on the way to setting the World Record at Nassau 2014 / Photos credit: Derek Smith

Nassau 2014 / Photo credit: Derek Smith

Nassau 2014 / Photo credit: Derek Smith

Kenya’s quartet of Collins Cheboi, Silas Kiplagat, James Magut and Asbel Kiprop sets a new World record of 14:22.22 in the Men’s 4x1500m / Photo credit: Derek Smith

Kenya’s quartet of Collins Cheboi, Silas Kiplagat, James Magut and Asbel Kiprop sets a new World record of 14:22.22 in the Men’s 4x1500m / Photo credit: Derek Smith

Nassau 2014 / Photo credit: Derek Smith

Nassau 2014 / Photo credit: Derek Smith

Nassau 2014 / Photo credit: Derek Smith

Nassau 2014 / Photo credit: Derek Smith

Nassau 2014 / Photo credit: Derek Smith

Nassau 2014 / Photo credit: Derek Smith

Kenya's Asbel Kiprop anchoring the team to a new World record of 14:22.22 in the Men's 4x1500m in Nassau / Photo credit: Derek Smith

Kenya’s Asbel Kiprop anchoring the team to a new World record of 14:22.22 in the Men’s 4x1500m in Nassau / Photo credit: Derek Smith

Kenya's quartet of Collins Cheboi, Silas Kiplagat, James Magut and Asbel Kiprop sets a new World record of 14:22.22 in the Men's 4x1500m / Photo credit: Derek Smith

Kenya’s quartet of Collins Cheboi, Silas Kiplagat, James Magut and Asbel Kiprop sets a new World record of 14:22.22 in the Men’s 4x1500m / Photo credit: Derek Smith

Kenya’s women’s 4x1500m quartet, Mercy Cherono, Faith Kipyegon, Irene Jelagat and Hellen Obiri celebrate after setting the World Record / Photos credit: Derek Smith

Kenya’s women’s 4x1500m quartet, Mercy Cherono, Faith Kipyegon, Irene Jelagat and Hellen Obiri celebrate after setting the World Record / Photos credit: Derek Smith

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Kenya’s women’s 4x1500m quartet, Mercy Cherono, Faith Kipyegon, Irene Jelagat and Hellen Obiri celebrate after setting the World Record / Photos credit: Derek Smith

Kenya’s women’s 4x1500m quartet, Mercy Cherono, Faith Kipyegon, Irene Jelagat and Hellen Obiri celebrate after setting the World Record / Photos credit: Derek Smith

Kenya’s women’s 4x1500m quartet, Mercy Cherono, Faith Kipyegon, Irene Jelagat and Hellen Obiri celebrate after setting the World Record / Photos credit: Derek Smith

Kenya’s women’s 4x1500m quartet, Mercy Cherono, Faith Kipyegon, Irene Jelagat and Hellen Obiri celebrate after setting the World Record / Photos credit: Derek Smith

Kenya’s women’s 4x1500m quartet, Mercy Cherono, Faith Kipyegon, Irene Jelagat and Hellen Obiri celebrate after setting the World Record / Photos credit: Derek Smith

Kenya’s women’s 4x1500m quartet, Mercy Cherono, Faith Kipyegon, Irene Jelagat and Hellen Obiri celebrate after setting the World Record / Photos credit: Derek Smith

Kenyans Sammy Kibet, Job Koech Kinyor, Ferguson Cheruiyot Rotich and Kirongo Alfred Kipketer celebrate after winning the mens 4x800 metres relay / Photos credit: Derek Smith

Kenyans Sammy Kibet, Job Koech Kinyor, Ferguson Cheruiyot Rotich and Kirongo Alfred Kipketer celebrate after winning the mens 4×800 metres relay / Photos credit: Derek Smith

Kenya’s women’s 4x1500m quartet (Mercy Cherono, Faith Kipyegon, Irene Jelagat and Hellen Obiri)/ Photos credit: Derek Smith

Kenya’s women’s 4x1500m quartet (Mercy Cherono, Faith Kipyegon, Irene Jelagat and Hellen Obiri)/ Photos credit: Derek Smith

Nigeria athlete Gloria Asumnu

Nigeria athlete Gloria Asumnu set for the women’s 4x100m relay at Nassau 2014 / Photos credit: Derek Smith

Kenya’s women’s 4x1500m star Irene Jelagat on the way to setting the World Record at Nassau 2014 / Photos credit: Derek Smith

Kenya’s women’s 4x1500m star Irene Jelagat on the way to setting the World Record at Nassau 2014 / Photos credit: Derek Smith

Kenyan women’s 4x1500m star Hellen Obiri on the way to setting the World Record at Nassau 2014 / Photos credit: Derek Smith

Kenyan women’s 4x1500m star Hellen Obiri on the way to setting the World Record at Nassau 2014 / Photos credit: Derek Smith

Kenyan women’s 4x1500m star Hellen Obiri on the way to setting the World Record at Nassau 2014 / Photos credit: Derek Smith

Kenyan women’s 4x1500m star Hellen Obiri on the way to setting the World Record at Nassau 2014 / Photos credit: Derek Smith

Kenyans Job Koech Kinyor in the mens 4x800 metres relay / Photos credit: Derek Smith

Kenyans Job Koech Kinyor in the mens 4×800 metres relay / Photos credit: Derek Smith

Kenyans Job Koech Kinyor in the mens 4x800 metres relay / Photos credit: Derek Smith

Kenyans Job Koech Kinyor in the mens 4×800 metres relay / Photos credit: Derek Smith

Kenyans Sammy Kibet in the mens 4x800 metres relay / Photos credit: Derek Smith

Kenyans Sammy Kibet in the mens 4×800 metres relay / Photos credit: Derek Smith

Kenyans Sammy Kibet, Job Koech Kinyor, Ferguson Cheruiyot Rotich and Kirongo Alfred Kipketer celebrate after winning the mens 4x800 metres relay / Photos credit: Derek Smith

Kenyans Sammy Kibet, Job Koech Kinyor, Ferguson Cheruiyot Rotich and Kirongo Alfred Kipketer celebrate after winning the mens 4×800 metres relay / Photos credit: Derek Smith

Photo Gallery – A cross section of African athletes competing at the inaugural IAAF World Relays in Nassau, The Bahamas  – May 24-25, 2014.

(Photos courtesy our friends in The Bahamas – Derek Smith and Brent Stubbs)