Olympics-Athletics-Eleven medals for Felix as stellar US team take 4x400m relay

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Olympics-Athletics-Eleven medals for Felix as stellar US team take 4x400m relay

Olympics-Athletics-Eleven medals for Felix as stellar US team take 4x400m relay

TOKYO :The United States powered to their seventh successive victory in the women’s 4x400m relay on Saturday as Allyson Felix won gold in the event for the fourth time to extend her Olympic medal haul to a remarkable 11.Poland continued their impressive relay run in Tokyo, having won the inaugural 4x400 mix

TOKYO :The United States powered to their seventh successive victory in the women’s 4x400m relay on Saturday as Allyson Felix won gold in the event for the fourth time to extend her Olympic medal haul to a remarkable 11.Poland continued their impressive relay run in Tokyo, having won the inaugural 4x400 mixed race, with an excellent silver while Jamaica, who had won silver three times in a row, had to settle for bronze.

The U.S. could probably have fielded three teams and swept the podium such is their strength over the distance but their"first team" was dripping with quality.Alongside Felix they went for Sydney McLaughlin and Dalilah Muhammad, first and second in the 400m hurdles and both inside the old world record, and Mu Athing, winner of the 800 metres.

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Poland continued their impressive relay run in Tokyo, having won the inaugural 4x400 mixed race, with an excellent silver while Jamaica, who had won silver three times in a row, had to settle for bronze. The U.S.S. Hassan posted a time of 29:06. could probably have fielded three teams and swept the podium such is their strength over the distance but their"first team" was dripping with quality. The Azzurri took the opportunity with both hands, picking up their fifth gold from track and field at this year's Games after triumphs in the men's 100m and long jump and the double in 20 kilometres walk. Alongside Felix they went for Sydney McLaughlin and Dalilah Muhammad, first and second in the 400m hurdles and both inside the old world record, and Mu Athing, winner of the 800 metres. The team had two returnees, including former Major Leaguer Kim Hyun-soo, from 2008 when baseball last appeared in the Olympics.

As expected, it was an unstoppable combination as their time of 3:16. Italy had also never won more than three Olympic gold medals in athletics before.03 on the same track at the Ethiopian trials.85 brought them home almost four seconds ahead of the Poles, whose 3:20.53 was a national record. Thank you Italy," said Lamont Marcell Jacobs, the shock winner of Sunday's individual 100m gold. Felix's bronze in the 400m on Friday made her the most decorated woman in track and field history and this gold in her fifth Olympics took her tally to 11. Japan's Ririka Hironaka led for the first six laps before Gidey made her move followed by a pack of three Kenyans and the Ethiopian stayed ahead for most of the last seven kilometres. That moved her one ahead of Carl Lewis as the top American in total medals and one behind Finnish distance runner Paavo Nurmi from the 1920s as the all-time track and field leader. We won the Eurovision, we won the football European championships, we won five gold medals (in athletics). South Korea starter Kim Min-woo left before recording his second out as the Dominican Republic jumped to a 4-0 first-inning lead on home runs by Rodriguez and Juan Francisco, who nearly forced the ball into an adjacent park.

(Reporting by Mitch Phillips, Editing by Sudipto Ganguly and Ed Osmond) Source: Reuters .