Three-time All-American Errol Nolan led the Jamaican 4x400m relay team to a bronze medal at the IAAF World Indoor Championships in Sopot, Poland.
March 10, 2014
SOPOT, Poland – Senior All-American and Olympian Errol Nolan has made another appearance on the international stage as he led the Jamaican national team to a bronze medal in the men’s 4x400m relay at the 2014 International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) Worlds Indoor Championships Sunday.
Nolan and his teammates ran a 3:06.12 to pick up the automatic qualifying spot during preliminary heats on Saturday, the third best time of the day.
The team set a new Jamaican national record of 3:03.69 during the finals of the men’s 4x400m.
In 2012, Nolan joined the Jamaican national team as a member of the 4x400m relay during the Olympics in London.
The 2013 NCAA 400m National Indoor Champion returns this spring for his final outdoor season of his collegiate career.
Also competing at Worlds but in a different uniform, former Cougar triple jumper Chris Carter represented Team USA in Poland over the weekend.
Carter started the competition on Saturday with a best mark of 16.54m (54'-3.25") to qualify for the finals on Sunday. He finished fifth overall with a best mark of 16.74m (54’-11.25”).
Carter entered the 2014 World Indoor Championships after winning the U.S. Indoor Championships in Albuquerque, N.M., with a personal best leap of 17.15m (56’-3.25”), the second best mark in the world.