Allyson Felix is now the US' most decorated Olympic track star

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By , Audacy Sports

Longtime US Olympian Allyson Felix has become the most decorated American track-and-field star in history, after winning gold in the 4x400-meter relay on Saturday.

Felix, 35, ran the second leg for the Americans in the relay race, along with Sydney McLaughlin, Dalilah Muhammad, and Athing Mu.

In capturing her 11th career Olympic medal, Felix breaks a tie with former US track star Carl Lewis. She won her 10th medal, a bronze, in the 400 meters on Friday.

Of Felix's 11 career medals, seven are gold and three are silver.

The southern California native made her Olympics debut as an 18-year-old in Athens in 2004, where she won her first medal, a silver in the 200 meters.

For McLaughlin, the win came on her 22nd birthday, according to the Associated Press, and gives her two golds in these Games, to go along with the gold she captured when she set a new world record in the 400-meter hurdles earlier this week.

The gold was also the second for 19-year-old Mu, who set a new American record with her victory in the 800 meters earlier this week.

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