A photo of South African athlete Lythe Pillay (middle) competing in the men's 4x400m final at the IAAF World Athletics Relays, Sunday, May 5, 2024.

Lythe Pillay’s sensational last lap in the men’s 4x400m final handed South Africa a silver medal and an automatic ticket to the Paris Olympics.

Photo by ERIK VAN LEEUWEN/BELGA MAG/AFP via Getty Images.

The 10 African Relay Teams Who Have Qualified for 2024 Olympics

Nigeria and South Africa qualify across multiple relay events, while Botswana, Liberia, Cote D’Ivoire and Ghana secure spots ahead of Paris’ summer games.