American Relays Hope To Rebound

After a dismal showing in Beijing, new leadership should change tide.

It was like a bad dream as American fans watched both their men’s and women’s 4x100m relay teams drop batons in the 2008 Beijing Olympics.  A year later, newly appointed Director of Sport Performance Benita Fitzgerald Mosley vows the issues that plagued the Americans in Beijing are in the past.

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Leading up to the 2009 IAAF World Championships in Berlin, the relay pools will be announced well in advance, unlike in 2008, and a more dedicated training camp will get the athletes prepared for success on the world stage.

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