Olympics: Sixth gold for Allyson Felix as USA win 4x400m relay

Allyson Felix of the US celebrates winning gold at the 2016 Rio Olympics on Aug 20.
Allyson Felix of the US celebrates winning gold at the 2016 Rio Olympics on Aug 20.PHOTO: REUTERS
(From left) Tianna Bartoletta, Allyson Felix, English Gardner and Tori Bowie of the USA pose with their gold medals on the podium on Aug 20.
(From left) Tianna Bartoletta, Allyson Felix, English Gardner and Tori Bowie of the USA pose with their gold medals on the podium on Aug 20. PHOTO: EPA

RIO DE JANEIRO (AFP) - Allyson Felix clinched a record sixth career Olympic gold on Saturday as the United States won the 4x400m relay for a sixth straight Games.

Reigning 400m world champion Felix, 30, took home the baton on the final leg to cross in 3min 19.06sec.

Jamaica took silver in 3:20.34 with Britain claiming bronze in 3:25.88.