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London Olympics | Track and field

Sanya Richards-Ross
Relay anchor Sanya Richards-Ross of the United States celebrates as the U.S. team won the women’s 4 x400 relay to earn a gold medal. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Relay winners
United States runners, from left, Allyson Felix, Francena McCorory, Sanya Richards-Ross and DeeDee Trotter celebrate after winning gold in the women’s 4x400 relay. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
American winners
United States’ Sanya Richards-Ross, front, leads teammates Allyson Felix, DeeDee Trotter and Francena McCorory down the track after winning gold in the women’s 4x400-meter relay. Russia won silver and Jamaica bronze. (David J. Phillip / Associated Press)
Allyson Felix
Allyson Felix takes the baton from DeeDee Trotter. Felix ran her leg in 47.8 seconds to give the U.S. team a big lead.  (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
DeeDee Trotter
DeeDee Trotter of the United States passes the baton to Allyson Felix.  (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Francena McCorory
With a huge lead, Francena McCorory of the United States takes the baton from Allyson Felix. The U.S. relay team won by 3.36 seconds.  (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Usain Bolt
Jamaica’s Usain Bolt pulls away from the United States’ Ryan Bailey to win the 4x100 men’s relay. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Usain Bolt
Jamaica’s Usain Bolt celebrates the gold in the men’s 4x100 relay. The Jamaican team set a world record with a time of 36.84 seconds. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Usain Bolt
Jamaica’s Usain Bolt celebrates winning gold in the men’s 4x100 relay. The United States was second and Trinidad third.  (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Mohamed Farah
Great Britain’s Mohamed Farah wins the men’s 5,000-meter race. He also won the 10,000m race earlier in the Olympics.  (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Mohamed Farah
Mohamed Farah of Great Britain, left, kisses the track after winning gold in the 5,000m race as the United States’ Galen Rupp and Ethiopia’s Yenew Alamirew walk past. (Chuck Myers / MCT)
Mohamed Farah
Great Britain’s Mohamed Farah, right, leads the pack in the men’s 5,000-meter race. He won the gold medal with at time of 13:41.66 minutes. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
High jump winner
Anna Chicherova of Russia celebrates after a jump during the women’s high jump final. The Russian won the gold medal. (Stu Forster / Getty Images)
Brigetta Barrett
United States’ Brigetta Barrett clears the bar and wins the silver medal in the women’s high jump. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Brigetta Barrett
Brigetta Barrett clears the bar to win silver in the women’s high jump final. (Matt Dunham / Associated Press)
Javelin champ
Trinidad’s Keshorn Walcott celebrates after winning gold in the men’s javelin throw. (David J. Phillip / Associated Press)
Russian joy
Russia’s Mariya Savinova celebrates winning the gold medal as she crosses the finish line in the women’s 800-meter race. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
50k collapse
Koichiro Morioka of Japan collapses after finishing the 50-kilometer men’s race walk. (Dmitry Lovetsky / Associated Press)
Women’s race walk
Vera Santos of Portugal falls to the ground after finishing the women’s 20-kilometer race walk. (Mike Groll / Associated Press)
Shadow athlete
A race walker competes during the women’s 20-kilometer race walk final. (Feng Li / Getty Images)
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