4 to Watch: Allyson Felix Becomes the Most Decorated American in Olympic Track History

The U.S. men's and women's 4x400m relay teams capture gold on Day 15 of the Tokyo Olympics.

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Seventeen years after winning her first medal at age 18 in Athens, Los Angeles' Allyson Felix has No. 11.

The bronze medal winner in the 400m was part of the 4x400m relay team that ran away with the gold medal on Day 15 in Tokyo. Both the U.S. men's and women's teams captured gold in the event.

In other action on Day 15, the U.S. men's hoops team won gold, as did golfer Nelly Korda. The U.S. baseball team settled for silver.

Allyson Felix and U.S. Relay Team Win Gold

In what was the last full day on the track, Team USA won gold in both the men’s and women’s 4x400m relays.

The relay likely marked the final race in Allyson Felix’s illustrious Olympic career. Team USA sent her off with a historic 11th Olympic medal, one more than the great Carl Lewis for most all-time among U.S. track athletes.


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The team of Felix, Sydney McLaughlin, Dalilah Muhammad and Athing Mu ran away with gold.

Felix captured her 10th Olympic medal by winning bonze on Day 14 in the 400m final. The gritty performance -- Felix held on in the final stretch for third -- made her the most decorated woman in U.S. Olympic track and field history.

“A lot of times, I have tied my own work to what happens in these championships,” she said. “And I didn’t want to do that this time. I’ve been through too much. I always run for gold. But I just wanted to have joy no matter what happened tonight.”

After struggling in relays throughout the Tokyo Games, the men's 4x400m relay team finished strong. The team of Michael Cherry, Michael Norman, Bryce Deadmon and Rai Benjamin won gold in the 4x400m.

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Kevin Durant scored 29 points and Jrue Holiday locked down France with his defense as Team USA beat France 87-82 to win gold at the Tokyo Olympics

Men’s Basketball Defeats France and Wins Gold

Team USA men's basketball defeats France to win fourth straight gold medal. ⁠

Team USA met France again in men’s basketball, but this time for a gold medal. After losing the opening game of the Olympic tournament to France, Team USA has dominated the competition, beating Iran, Czech Republic, Spain and Australia. 

⁠ The Americans held only a seven-point lead with three minutes to go, just as they did in the preliminary game against France, where France went on a run and got the win.⁠

During the tournament, Kevin Durant passed Carmelo Anthony for most points scored in Team USA history. The United States has won gold in every Olympics since 2008, and will look to continue their Olympic streak. 

U.S. golfer Nelly Korda has a three stroke lead after three rounds of play in the Olympic golf tournament.

US Golfer Nelly Korda Wins Gold 

After Team USA's Xander Schauffele won gold in the men's tournament last week, 23-year-old World No. 1 Nelly Korda earned the United States a second golf gold in the women's tournament. Closing out the fourth and final round, she hit two-under par for a 17-under competition total.

Despite a strong push from Australian Lydia Ko in the third round, American golfer Nelly Korda leads the women's Olympic golf tournament as she headed into the final round of play Friday evening. 

Korda finished Round 3 early Friday morning at -15 after a weather delay. India's Aditi Ashok remains in second place at -12.

Ko and fellow Australian Hannah Green currently sit tied for third with Denmark's Emily Kristine Pederson and Japan's Mone Inami.

Korda, the No. 1 ranked golfer in the world, had nine birdies and an eagle on her way to shooting nine under par in the second round.

Olympic officials hope to get in the final 18 of the 72-hole tournament Saturday in Tokyo even if weather delays are expected. 

The gold medal will be awarded in women’s golf tonight beginning at 2:30 p.m. PT on Golf Channel. 

Team USA beat South Korea on Thursday, paving the way for a rematch against Japan for Olympic gold

Team USA Loses to Japan in Baseball Final

Japan got the best of the U.S. baseball team in the gold medal game Saturday. The host country was undefeated over the course of the tournament and beat Team USA 2-0 for gold.

After Japan's Munetaka Murakami hit a solo home run in the third, the U.S. tried hard to tie things up, but a throwing error in the bottom of the eighth sealed the deal for Japan.

U.S. starter Nick Martinez pitched for six innings getting five hits, one earned run and seven strikeouts in the loss.

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