Allyson Felix: 33-year-old mother wins 12th gold medal to break Usain Bolt's record

Allyson Felix: 33-year-old mother wins 12th gold medal to break Usain Bolt's record

- Allyson Felix, a 33-year-old mother, has made world history

- Felix won her first gold medal as a mom to break Usain Bolt's record for world titles

- Currently, Felix is the number one record world titles holder with 12 gold medals

A 33-year-old mother, Allyson Felix, has broken Usain Bolt’s record for world titles after she clinched her first gold as a mom to make history in world championship.

Allyson Felix broke her tie with Usain Bolt for the most gold medals won in world championships history with 12 medals.

The 33-year-old mother said in an interview that she was excited to have her daughter with her as she beat Jamaican legendary athlete Usain Bolt to the record.

"To have my daughter here watching means the world to me," Felix said in an interview with NBCSN.

Felix, 33, is the most decorated female track and field athlete at the Olympics with nine medals among four Games, was part of the winning U.S. quartet in the first world championships mixed-gender 4x400m relay, an event that marked her Olympic debut in 2020. She split 50.4 seconds.

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Will London III, Felix, Courtney Okolo and Michael Cherry combined to clock a world record 3:09.34 in the young event, prevailing by 2.44 seconds over Jamaica. Bahrain took bronze.

Felix already had the record for world championships medals; she’s now up to 17 overall.

In 2020, Felix will go for her fifth Olympics and to break Michael Johnson‘s record as the oldest Olympic 400m medalist.

Felix’s world titles

3 — 200m

1 — 400m

3 — 4x100m

4 — 4x400m

1 — Mixed 4x400m

Bolt’s world titles

3 — 100m

4 — 200m

4 — 4x100m

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