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  • Sports Minister Natalie Neita Headley has congratulated the Jamaica team to the Inaugural World Relays in The Bahamas on its “truly magnificent performance”.
  • Minister Neita Headley said “we are immensely proud of this latest achievement by our talented athletes.
  • Jamaica’s performances saw the country ending the games in the number two position in terms of medals standings, while also setting a new world record in the 4 x 200 Men’s Relays.

Sports Minister Natalie Neita Headley has congratulated the Jamaica team to the Inaugural World Relays in The Bahamas on its “truly magnificent performance”.

Speaking on her return to the island this afternoon from The Bahamas where she was among those witnessing the performance of the Jamaican team over the week-end, Minister Neita Headley said “we are immensely proud of this latest achievement by our talented athletes. With such a performance, Jamaica continues to build strong, new talent which augers well for the future of our track and field athletics.”

Minister Neita Headley also had high praise for The Bahamas saying it was “particularly satisfying that a sister Caribbean nation was able to be such remarkable hosts of these inaugural World Relays.”

Jamaica’s performances saw the country ending the games in the number two position in terms of medals standings, while also setting a new world record in the 4 x 200 Men’s Relays.

The team returned to the island on Monday afternoon.