America's Felix becomes most decorated female track & field athlete after another medal at Tokyo 2020

America's Felix becomes most decorated female track & field athlete after another medal at Tokyo 2020

By Semi Turaga
Saturday 07/08/2021
[image: Time Magazine]

American Allyson Felix has become the most decorated female track and field athlete of all time by taking the 400 metres 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.

Felix who is 35-years-old 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 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.

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