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U.S. sprint to sixth straight Olympic gold in women’s 4x400m relay

Also: Allyson Felix’s sixth Olympic gold medal.

The U.S. women won their sixth straight Olympic gold medal in resounding fashion in the women’s 4×400 relay Saturday night at the Rio de Janeiro Games.


Natasha Hastings, Courtney Okolo, Phyllis Francis and Allyson Felix finished the race in 3:19.06, well ahead of the Jamaican team. Great Britain finished third for the bronze.

This win also marks Allyson Felix’s sixth Olympic track and field gold … the most of any woman.