Athletics legend Allyson Felix ran her final competitive race Friday night at the Athletics World Championships. And in typical Allison Felix fashion, she made sure it was a medal-winning endeavor.
The 36-year-old from Los Angeles took the bat from teammate Elija Godwin during the mixed 4×400 meter relay in Eugene and ran the second leg firmly before passing it to Vernon Norwood. Norwood then ran a lap and passed it to Kennedy Simon, who finished the race in third place, taking home the United States a Bronze medal.
But on this Friday night, the result didn’t affect the team much because it was Felix. The Bronze medal is the cherry at the top and closely resembles one of the greatest world athletics championships ever.
After Felix won the world championship one final round, she took a moment to soak up it all.
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She would finish with 19 world championships and 11 Olympic medals, becoming the most decorated American track and field athlete in Olympic history.
Allyson Felix, ladies and gentlemen.