Gold for Miller-Uibo, but Felix creates history


American Allyson Felix became the most decorated female track and field athlete of all time by taking 400m bronze for her 10th Olympic medal.

Shaunae Miller-Uibo of the Bahamas won the gold medal, with Marileidy Paulino of the Dominican Republic taking silver.

Allyson Felix of the United States after winning the bronze medal in the 400m for women making her the most decorated female olympic runner during the Track and Field competition at the Olympic Stadium at the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympic Games on August 6th, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Tim Clayton/Corbis via Getty Images)

Felix, 35, passed the record of Jamaica’s Merlene Ottey, who won nine Olympic medals. Felix has now won six golds, three silvers and one bronze.

She has the chance of an 11th medal on Saturday, when the United States seek to defend their 4x400m relay title, and it would take her past Carl Lewis as the most decorated American track and field athlete. (BBC Sport)

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