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London, Phelps, Bolt star at Olympics

London, Phelps, Bolt star at Olympics

London and the home-standing British athletes stood out at the 2012 Olympics but the spotlight was grabbed by Michael Phelps and Usain Bolt.
JOHN HENDEL, United Press International
Bolt anchors Jamaica to world record

Bolt anchors Jamaica to world record

LONDON, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Yohan Blake and Usain Bolt, the two fastest men on the planet, brought Jamaica a world record Saturday in winning the Olympic 400-meter relay.

Olympic Medal: W 1600 Relay

LONDON, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- The United States won the Olympic gold medal Saturday in the women's 1,600-meter relay.

Friday's Olympic Highlights

LONDON, Aug. 10 (UPI) -- Friday's highlights at the London Olympics:
Olympic Roundup: USA nears medal supremacy

Olympic Roundup: USA nears medal supremacy

LONDON, Aug. 10 (UPI) -- A feat of speed by four American women and a show of strength by a U.S. wrestler moved their country close to an overall Olympic triumph Friday.

U.S. women run world record in 4X100 relay

LONDON, Aug. 10 (UPI) -- American medalists Allyson Felix and Carmelita Jeter led a team that crushed the world record Friday while winning the Olympic 4X100-meter relay.

Olympic Medal: W 4X100 Relay

LONDON, Aug. 10 (UPI) -- The U.S. team ran a world record time Friday in winning the gold medal in the women's 4X100-meter relay.

Wednesday's Olympic Highlights

LONDON, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- Wednesday's highlights at the Olympics:
Olympic Roundup: Like old times for USA

Olympic Roundup: Like old times for USA

LONDON, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- Fueled by a woman who at last achieved her special goal, United States track and field athletes put on a vintage performance Wednesday.
Olympic Medal: W 200

Olympic Medal: W 200

LONDON, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- Allyson Felix of the United States won the Olympic gold medal Wednesday in the 200-meter dash.
Pearson edges Americans in hurdles

Pearson edges Americans in hurdles

LONDON, Aug. 7 (UPI) -- Sally Pearson of Australia fought off a trio of Americans Tuesday and won the Olympic 100-meter hurdles and give her country its second gold medal of the day.

Camarena-Williams wins second Olympic trip

EUGENE, Ore., June 29 (UPI) -- Jilian Camarena-Williams and Emma Coburn won the only finals held at the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials Friday.

USA earns two golds at world track

BERLIN, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Allyson Felix and LaShawn Merritt defeated old rivals Friday to win gold medals for the United States at the World Track Championship.

Olympic Medal: W 1600 Relay

BEIJING, Aug. 23 (UPI) -- The United States won the Olympic gold medal Saturday in the women's 1,600-meter relay.
Olympic Medal: W 200

Olympic Medal: W 200

BEIJING, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Veronica Campbell-Brown of Jamaica won the Olympic gold medal Thursday in the women's 200-meter dash.
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Allyson Felix
Allyson Felix finishes first in the men's 200 meters final, at the U.S. 2004 Olympic Team Track and Field trials. Sacramento, California. Sunday July 18th 2004. Felix won with a time of 22.28 seconds...(UPI/Ken James) ..
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100 m: 10.93 s (Doha 2008) 200 m: 21.81 s (Osaka 2007)

Allyson Felix (born November 18, 1985) is a track and field sprint athlete, who competes internationally for the United States, primarily in the 200 meters. She also competes at the 100 meters and the 400 meters distances. She is a two-time Olympic silver medalist at the 200 meters, as well as being the only woman ever to be a three-time Athletics World Championship gold medalist for that distance. She is also an Olympic gold medalist, winning gold at the Beijing 2008 Olympics as a member of the United States' Women's 4 x 400 meters team.

As a participant in the US Anti-Doping Agency's "Project Believe" program, Felix is regularly tested to ensure that her body is free of performance-enhancing drugs.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Allyson Felix."
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