Allyson Felix clinches gold in 4x400m, 11th Olympic medal

Allyson Felix

Allyson Felix

Allyson Felix won her 11th career Olympic medal Saturday, to become not just the most-decorated woman in Olympic track history.

She also became the winner of the most track medals of any US athlete.

On Saturday, she combined with her American teammates to finish the 4×400-meter relay in 3 minutes, 16.85 seconds for a runaway victory.

Her reward was the Olympic gold, her seventh out of 11 overall.

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The team of Felix, Sydney McLaughlin, Dalilah Muhammad and Athing Mu was never in jeopardy in this one.

Poland finished second, 3.68 seconds behind, and Jamaica finished third.

Felix became the most-decorated woman in Olympic track history on Friday when she won bronze in the 400 meters.

Today, she surpassed Carl Lewis as winner of the most track medals of any US athlete.