SOURCE SPORTS: Allyson Felix Wins 10th Olympic Medal in 400 Meter Race

Allyson Felix has become the most decorated woman in the history of the Olympic track with her third-place finish in the 400 meters on Friday. This is her 10th career medal.

The 35-year-old track and field star outraced Stephenie Ann McPherson of Jamaica to take a third-place finish by .15 seconds. Shaunae Miller-Uibo (48.36) defended her 2016 Rio de Janeiro win to claim Gold, and Marileidy Paulino (49.20) of the Dominican Republic took silver ahead of Felix (49.46).

“When I line up for a race, I’m normally afraid,” Felix wrote before the race on Instagram. “I’m not afraid of losing. I lose much more than I win. That’s life and I think that’s how it’s supposed to be.”

After the race, she smiled as she collapsed to the ground as cemented her place in the record books.

The women’s 400m final belongs to Shaunae Miller-Uibo. @allysonfelix takes the BRONZE, her 10th Olympic medal, tying Carl Lewis for the most by a U.S. track and field athlete. #TokyoOlympics pic.twitter.com/SB6gPcO2as

— #TokyoOlympics (@NBCOlympics) August 6, 2021

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