USA's 4x100m relay team takes advantage of second-chance, secures gold

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The women's 4x100-meter relay team of Tori Bowie, Tianna Bartoletta, Allyson Felix and English Gardner won the gold medal on Friday night with a time 41.01.

After initially not qualifying for the race, the U.S. was granted a re-run when officials ruled that Felix had dropped the baton because she was bumped by another runner. The team ended up running the second-fastest trial and found themselves in the final.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EN4jxxnJWn8

Their time of 41.01 is the second-fastest time in the women's race and gives the U.S a second consecutive Olympic gold medal. Felix now owns five gold medals, which makes her the most decorated gold medalist of any track star.

https://twitter.com/TeamUSA/status/766807619285626880

Jamaica picked up the silver medal and Great Britain secured the bronze.

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