Machel Cedenio

ANCHORMAN: Machel Cedenio performs anchorleg duties for Trinidad and Tobago in the IAAF World Athletics Championship men's 4x400 metres final at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Qatar, yesterday. T&T finished fifth. -© Getty Images for IAAF

Asa Guevara, Jereem “The Dream” Richards, Deon Lendore and Machel Cedenio could not prevent a medal-less showing from Trinidad and Tobago at the IAAF World Athletics Championships here in Doha, Qatar.

The 4x400 metres quartet produced a season’s best three minutes, 00.74 seconds run for fifth spot in yesterday’s final. USA dethroned 2017 champions T&T with a 2:56.69 golden run, while silver and bronze went to Jamaica and Belgium, respectively, in 2:57.90 and 2:58.78. The 4x4 championship race was T&T’s last chance to climb the podium at Doha 2019. It was not to be, and for the first time since 2007 the Red, White and Black was not featured in a World Champs medal ceremony.

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