Allyson Felix earned a second gold medal on Sunday and highlighted the overwhelming performance of the United States at the 10-day world championships.
In doing so, Felix made sure she became the most decorated athlete in the history of the event — and that includes Usain Bolt.
Felix won gold in the 1,600-meter relay a day after winning the same color medal in the 400 relay. She also earned a bronze medal in the 400-meter race to give her 16 in her career. Bolt finished his career with 14.
“It's an honor to run in the relay for Team USA,” said Felix, who won her first medals at the 2005 worlds in Helsinki.
Besides Felix, 400 champion Phyllis Francis also won a...