Team Africa at the 2015 IAAF World Relays in Bahamas

The 2nd IAAF/BTC World Relays 2015 holds in Nassau, The Bahamas this weekend from Saturday May 2 to Sunday May 3, 2015.

Here’s the list of African athletes competing for their countries – Namibia, Nigeria, Kenya and Botswana at Bahamas 2015 World Relays.

The Official IAAF World Relays 2015 start lists will only become available after the IAAF technical meeting, which takes place on Friday May 1, beginning at 15:00 local time.

MEN:
KENYA
4 x 200 Metres (2 laps) Relay
National Record – 1:22.35

  • Carvin NKANATA 06 May 91
  • Collins Omae GICHANA 09 Apr 89
  • Geoffrey KIPROTICH 23 Nov 97
  • Mark Otieno ODHIAMBO 11 May 93
  • Mike Mokamba NYANG’AU 28 Aug 94
  • Pius Muiya MUSYOKI 02 Jul 97

4 x 400 Metres Relay
National Record – 2:59.63
Season’s Best – 3:04.88

  • Alexander Lerionka SAMPAO 31 Dec 96
  • Alphas Leken KISHOYIAN 01 Jan 94
  • Boniface Ontuga MWERESA 13 Nov 93
  • Michael Cheren MAKAN 18 Dec 84
  • Raymond KIBET 04 Feb 96

4 x 800 Metres (8 laps) Relay
National Record – 7:02.43
Season’s Best – 7:09.10

  • Alfred KIPKETER 28 Dec 96
  • Bernard KIPYEGON 94
  • Jeremiah Kipkorir MUTAI 27 Dec 92
  • Nicholas Kiplangat KIPKOECH 22 Oct 92
  • Timothy KITUM 20 Nov 94

Distance Medley Relay

  • Abednego Chesebe MITI 20 Jun 82
  • Asbel KIPROP 30 Jun 89
  • Ferguson Cheruiyot ROTICH 30 Nov 89
  • Joseph Poghishio LOSHANGAR 02 Jul 90
  • Timothy CHERUIYOT 20 Nov 95

NAMIBIA
4 x 200 Metres (2 laps) Relay

  • Adiel VAN WYK 06 Apr 93
  • Dantago GURIRAB 09 Mar 90
  • Gilbert HAINUCA 12 Mar 94
  • Hitjivirue KAANJUKA 29 Dec 87
  • Jesse URIKHOB 19 Mar 91

NIGERIA
4 x 100 Metres (1 lap) Relay
National Record – 37.94
Season’s Best – 39.99

  • Ejowvokoghene Divine ODUDURU 07 Oct 96
  • Mark JELKS 10 Apr 84
  • Nicholas IMHOAPERAMHE 18 Apr 92
  • Ogho-Oghene EGWERO 26 Nov 88
  • Okeudo Jonathan NMAJU* 09 Jan 93
  • Oghene Tega ODELE 06 Dec 95

4 x 200 Metres (2 laps) Relay
National Record – 1:24.43
Season’s Best – 1:24.43

  • Abiola ONAKOYA 10 Oct 90
  • Ejowvokoghene Divine ODUDURU 07 Oct 96
  • Mark JELKS 10 Apr 84
  • Robert SIMMONS 18 Jul 89
  • Oghene Tega ODELE 06 Dec 95

4 x 400 Metres Relay
National Record – 2:58.68
Season’s Best – 3:03.84

  • Adekunle Rilwan FASASI 23 Jun 96
  • Orukpe Joseph ERAIYOKAN 20 Dec 93
  • Robert SIMMONS 18 Jul 89
  • Tobi OGUNMOLA* 20 Jun 92
  • Amaechi Cristian MORTON
  • Miles UKAOMA

WOMEN:

BOTSWANA
4 x 400 Metres Relay
National Record – 3:31.27
Season’s Best – 3:40.94

  • Christine BOTLOGETSWE 01 Oct 95
  • Goitseone SELEKA 10 Aug 88
  • Loungo MATLHAKU 24 Mar 95
  • Lydia MASHILA 22 Jun 90
  • Oarabile BABOLAYI 08 Mar 92

KENYA
4 x 800 Metres (8 laps) Relay
National Record – 8:04.28

  • Annet Mwanzi LUKHUYI 21 Jul 87
  • Eglay Nafuna NALYANYA 28 May 96
  • Purity Cherotich KIRUI 13 Aug 91
  • Sheila Jepkosgei CHESANG 17 Jul 86
  • Sylvia CHEROP 15 Sep 88

Distance Medley Relay

  • Francisca KOKI 92
  • Joy Nakhumicha SAKARI 06 Jun 86
  • Selah Jepleting BUSIENEI 27 Dec 91
  • Sylivia Chematui CHESEBE 17 May 87
  • Virginia Nyambura NGANGA 20 Jul 93

NAMIBIA
4 x 400 Metres Relay
National Record – 4:04.17

  • Globine MAYOVA 29 Feb 88
  • Lilianne KLAASMAN 29 Mar 87
  • Mberihonga KANDOVASU 29 Jun 91
  • Tjipekapora HERUNGA 01 Jan 88

NIGERIA
4 x 100 Metres (1 lap) Relay
National Record – 42.39
Season’s Best – 44.22

  • Alphonsus Peace UKO 26 Dec 95
  • Blessing OKAGBARE 09 Oct 88
  • Nkiruka Florence UWAKWE 28 Jul 94
  • Gloria ASUMNU 22 May 85
  • Lindsay Weyinmi Lindley
  • Isokan IGBINOSUN* 23 Jul 93

4 x 200 Metres (2 laps) Relay
National Record – 1:32.53
Season’s Best – 1:32.53

  • Blessing OKAGBARE 09 Oct 88
  • Christy UDOH 30 Sep 91
  • Dominique DUNCAN 07 May 90
  • Patience Okon GEORGE 25 Nov 91
  • Regina GEORGE 17 Feb 91
  • Ngozi ONWUMERE

4 x 400 Metres Relay
National Record – 3:21.04
Season’s Best – 3:31.27

  • Florence UWAKWE 28 Jul 94
  • Patience Okon GEORGE 25 Nov 91
  • Ibukun Blessing MAYUNGBE* 15 Apr 92
  • Margaret BAMGBOSE 19 Oct 93
  • Regina GEORGE 17 Feb 91
  • Rita OSSAI 12 Oct 94
  • Tosin ADELOYE 07 Feb 96

(NOTE *:  Names that were dropped after the provisional list has been submitted)