ON the first day of the World Athletics Relays, Zambia came out 5th in 2nd heat with time of 44.81.
This was after sprinter Lumeka Katundu developed a hamstring injury affecting the team performance in the global competition begin currently underway in Chorzow, Poland.
Saturday’s 4 × 100m relay heat saw Zambia up against host nation Poland, Ireland, Ecuador and Netherlands.
Team Zambia is coached by Douglas Kalembo and is made up of Rhoda Njobvu, Lumeka Katundu, Hellen Makumba, Suwilanji Mpondela, Niddy Mingilishi and Abigail Sepeso.
Zambia qualified for the World Relays in Poland after running a national record at Heroes Stadium during the All Comers Meet on 11 April 2022.