Track and field in review: Felix wins medal No. 11, 400m hurdles records obliterated
The Tokyo Olympic Games saw five-time Olympian Allyson Felix win two medals to surpass Carl Lewis as the most decorated U.S. track and field athlete in history; two extraordinary 400m hurdles world record-breaking finals; a women's sprint triple, completing the first double-double; and much, much more.
Abrahamson: Night magic — 10.61, and FloJo's Olympic mark from the 1980s is no more
Elaine Thompson-Herah, the Rio 2016 champ, ran 10.61, the second-fastest time ever, an Olympic record, one-hundredth of a second faster than the famed Florence Griffith-Joyner, who had run 10.62 at the 1988 Games in Seoul. FloJo still holds the world record, 10.49, also set in 1988.