2017 IAAF World Championships Recap

2017 IAAF World Championships Recap

After capturing a bronze medal in the men's 200-meter finals, former Texan standout Jereem Richards added another piece of hardware to his trophy case on Sunday as he led his home country of Trinidad & Tobago to a gold medal in the men's 4x400 relay with a mark of 2:58.12 at the 2017 IAAF World Championships in London.

Former Texan Renny Quow joined Richards on the winner's stand after running in the prelim qualifiers for Trinidad & Tobago. Fred Kerley, who began his career as a walk-on at South Plains took home a silver medal in the men's 4x400 after leading the United States to a second place finish on Sunday with a mark of 2:58.61. Kerley also advanced to the men's 400-meter finals where he placed seventh with a time of 45.23

Former Lady Texan Jura Levy led Jamaica to a third place finish in the women's 4x100 on Saturday. Chrisann Gordon helped Jamaica reach the women's 4x400 finals, in which they placed eighth after Anneisha McLaughlin-Whilby was unable to finish the race due to a pulled hamstring. Levy and Gordon were two of five former Lady Texans who represented South Plains on the biggest stage in track & field.

Watch the men's 4x400 finals here: