Track and Field
Allyson Felix flew out of the blocks, same as usual. She tried to settle into her rhythm around the turn, as she always has.
No more heartbreak for Allyson Felix. No more silver, either. Denied twice on the world’s biggest stage, Felix won the Olympic gold medal she’s been yearning for, taking the 200 meters Wednesday night to fill the last, and biggest, hole in her otherwise stellar resume.
Sebastian Coe walked onto the track at the University of Southern California and memories of winning his second straight gold medal in the 1,500 at the Los Angeles Olympics came flooding back.