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relay in Sport topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrelayre‧lay1 /ˈriːleɪ/ ●○○ noun 🔊 🔊 1 in relays2 [countable]DS a relay race 🔊 the 100 metres relay3 [countable, uncountable]TCB a piece of electrical equipment that receives radio or television signals and sends them on
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relayWilliams took fourth place, which he interpreted as a guaranteed spot in the 4x100 relay final.Whether he runs in these Olympics, Lewis is recognized as the greatest anchorman in relay history.The marathon relay, aided by excellent weather, was completed three hours inside the team's self-imposed limit of 12 days.the 4 x 100 meter relayLewis is widely regarded as the greatest anchor-leg sprinter ever, having anchored six world-record 400-meter relay teams.In the 4x200 meter relay, he took the baton trailing two other anchors by 12 meters.The final event of the meeting was the 4 × 400 metres relay.