Merritt, Felix anchor 4×400 wins

The United States men's 4x400 meter relay team members LaShawn Merritt, Gil Roberts, Tony McQuay and Arman Hall hold their gold medals during an athletics podium ceremony at the Summer Olympics inside Olympic stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

The United States men’s 4×400 meter relay team members LaShawn Merritt, Gil Roberts, Tony McQuay and Arman Hall hold their gold medals during an athletics podium ceremony at the Summer Olympics inside Olympic stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — LaShawn Merritt anchored the U.S. 4×400-meter relay team to Olympic gold in Rio. The Americans finished with a time of 2 minutes 57.30 seconds, more than eight-tenths of a second faster than runner-up Jamaica. Allyson Felix set a women’s track record with her sixth career gold medal, helping the United States win the 4×400-meter relay.

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