USA Wins Gold in Women's 4x100m Relay

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The U.S. women won the 4x100-meter relay Saturday by edging Great Britain and Jamaica for their first world championships title since 2011.

United States athletes Aaliyah Brown, Morolake Akinosun, Allyson Felix and Tori Bowie pose with their flag as they celebrate winning the final of the women's 4x100m relay athletics event at the 2017 IAAF World Championships at the London Stadium in London on 12 August 2017. It was the British quartet, in front of their home crowd, who took the silver medal in a time of 42.12 seconds. Trinidad and Tobago finished in sixth place, with Brazil in seventh place and the Netherlands in eighth place.

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The Americans timed 41.82 seconds with 100m world champion Tori Bowie bringing home the baton. Britain took silver medal and Jamaica earned bronze. Meanwhile, Ariana Washington will also receive a medal after replacing Bowie in the heats earlier on.

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