Makinde and Robertson named to World Relays Team

Oluwasegun Makinde and Michael Robertson were 2 of the 10 men named to represent Canada at the upcoming IAAF World Relay Championships today. The inaugural event is scheduled to take place in Nassau, Bahamas May 24 and 25.

Both men are no stranger to international competition. Makinde served as an alternate on Canada’s 4x100m relay team at the 2012 Olympics as well as last year’s World Championships while Robertson was a finalist at the 2011 Panamerican Games as part of the 4x400m team. Robertson also helped the lead Canada to silver in the 4x400m at last year’s World University Games.

For more details, please see Athletics Canada’s full release on the team announcement here.