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Rio Olympics: Allyson Felix sets record as United States wins women’s 4x400 meter relay

The United States team from left, Natasha Hastings,

The United States team from left, Natasha Hastings, Phyllis Francis, Allyson Felix and Courtney Okolo celebrate winning the gold medal in the women's 4x400-meter relay final during the athletics competitions of the 2016 Summer Olympics at the Olympic stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016. Credit: AP / David J. Phillip

Allyson Felix won a women’s track record sixth Olympic gold medal, helping the United States win the 4x400-meter relay.

Felix, who also won gold in the 4x100 relay and silver in the 400 meters, ran the final leg of the race as the Americans won in 3 minutes, 19.06 seconds. Courtney Okolo ran the first leg, followed by Natasha Hastings and Phyllis Francis.

Jamaica took silver and Britain got bronze.

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