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Athletics Kenya has named their teams for the 2021 World Relays. Included are athletes competing in the men’s and women’s 4x200m and 4x400m, mixed 4x400m, 2x2x400m, and shuttle hurdles relay. The Relays will take place in Silesian Stadium in Chorzow, Poland on May 1 and 2.
4x200m: Maxmilla Imali, Evangeline Makena, Susan Nyambura, Monica Safania, Doreen Waka
4x400m: Joan Cherono, Mary Moraa, Gladys Musyoki, Veronica Mutua, Hellen Syombua
4x200m: Dan Kiviasi, Elijah Matayo, Mike Mokamba, Hesbon Ochieng, Mark Otieno
4x400m: David Kapirante, Jared Momanyi, William Rayian, Kevin Tonui
4x400m: Sylvia Chesebe, Stanley Kieti, Aron Koech, Emmanuel Korir, Mary Moraa, Emmanuel Mutua, Eglay Nalianya, Hellen Syombua
2x2x400m: Emily Cherotich, Wycliffe Kinyamal, Naomy Korir, Ferguson Rotich
Shuttle hurdles relay: Vanice Kerubo, Michael Musyoka, Rukia Nusra, Kipkorir Rotich, Priscilla Tabunda, Wiseman Were
4x100m: Hanae Aoyama, Yu Ishikawa, Mei Kodama, Sayaka Oishi, Ami Saito, Remi Turuta.
4x400m: Seika Aoyama, Ayaka Kawata, Mayu Kobayashi, Nanako Matsumoto, Asami Shintaku, Ami Saito, Saki Takashima.
4x100m: Kazuma Higuchi, Soshi Mizukubo, Ryuichiro Sakai, Ryota Suzuki, Hiroki Yanagita. Reserves: Bruno Dede, Seiya Kusano, Daisuke Miyamoto.
4x400m: Kohsuke Ikeda, Kohei Itahana, Rikuya Ito, Kaito Kawabata, Kentaro Sato, Julian Jrummi Walsh. Reserves: Naoki Kobayashi, Mizuki Obuchi, Aoto Suzuki.
4x100m: Jamile Samuel, Dafne Schippers, Naomi Sedney, Marije van Hunenstijn, Nadine Visser
4x400m: Femke Bol, Andrea Bouma, Laura de Witte, Lisanne de Witte, Marit Dopheide, Eva Hovenkamp, Lieke Klaver, Eveline Saalberg
4x100m: Taymir Burnet, Christopher Garia, Churandy Martina, Hensley Paulina, Joris van Gool4x400m: Terrence Agard, Ramsey Angela, Liemarvin Bonevacia, Jochem Dobber, Tony van Diepen, Nout Wardenburg
4x400m: Amy Allcock, Zoey Clark, Emily Diamond, Yasmin Liverpool, Jessie Knight, Laviai Nielsen, Ama Pipi, Jessica Turner
4x400m: Joe Brier, Dwayne Cowan, Charlie Dobson, Efe Okoro, Martyn Rooney, Lee Thompson, James Williams, Rabah Yousif Bkheit
SHOESTRINGS: Due to Covid-19 concerns Australia has pulled out of World Relays. There are 42 teams including the Athletics Refugee Team known as ART. The World Athletics logo and flag identify the ART team.
Chorzow was named the meet site in August of 2019 by World Athletics.
This edition will be fifth edition of the Relays. Which started in 2014 and go every other year. The event was held for three editions in the Bahamas, however, they decided to no longer host the event. World Athletics moved the meet to Yokohama, Japan in 2019 and now to Poland.
Chorzow is in the Silesia region is located in south-central area of Poland.
Poland has a successful history of hosting meets. Recently the World U-18 and World U-20 Championships, World Cross Country, and the World Indoor Championships as well as the World Half Marathon Championships.