T&T sprint relay women end ‘Masters’ in style

Trinidad and Tobago closed off their World Masters Athletics Championship campaign in style in Lyon, France, yesterday.
Donelle Stafford, Sasha Springer, Ayanna Hutchinson and Marsha Mark-Baird teamed up for gold in the women’s 35-39 4x100 metres relay in a world masters record time of 47.65 seconds. The clocking was a nine-hundredths of a second improvement on the old global standard of 47.74.
The T&T quartet finished well ahead of France, the silver medallists in 49.09 seconds. Great Britain, meanwhile, clocked 49.30 to claim bronze.
T&T finished the Championships with 13 medals—six gold, three silver and four bronze.