© AFP 2022 / CARMEN MANDATOAmerican track and field athlete Allison Felix
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MOSCOW, 23 Jul – American runner Allison Felix will postpone her retirement and take part in the women’s 4x400m relay at the World Championships in Athletics in Eugene (USA), USA Today reports.
Earlier in Eugene, Felix won a bronze medal with Team USA in the 4x400m medley relay, after which she announced her retirement.
“The coaches asked if I was available and I would never turn down a team,” said the 36-year-old.
Felix is the most titled American track and field athlete. She has seven gold, three silver and one bronze Olympic medals. She also won 13 gold, three silver and three bronze medals at the world championships.
In terms of the number of gold medals at the world championships in 2019, Felix was ahead of Usain Bolt (11 gold medals), becoming the most titled athlete in the history of these competitions.