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Team USA competed the 4x100 relay with the fastest qualifying time heading into the finals. They looked like they have plenty of speed for a gold medal run. However, handoff plagues continue to be the biggest hurdle.
Despite the time, the squad was not without exchange issues. The handoffs could have been better; a lot of time could be shaved off with more efficient runs through the zones.
Morton Ranch grad and former Houston Cougar Elijah Hall-Thompson and his quartet displayed their connection by reciting lines from rapper Meek Mill's hit song "Dreams and Nightmares". That connection could pay off in the finals.