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Carmelita Jeter

American Women

Remember the names: Carmelita Jeter, Allyson Felix, Tianna Madison, Bianca Knight. In London 2012, Those four women, that also go by the name – U.S women’s 4x100m relay team, broke a 32 years old world record (set by the East Germany team in 1980) with the record time of- 40.82 sec.

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Usain Bolt, The lightening

Jamaica’s 36.84

If any one had any doubt that Jamaica has become the land of the sprinters, came the 4X100 relay final in London 2012 to ensure them. Yohan Blake, Nesta Carter, Michael Frater contributed their part but it was Usain Bolt (who else) who ran the forth leg and led Jamaica to the gold and a new world record – 36.84 sec.

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Tyson Gay

Tyson Gay Double

2007 World Championships in Athletics: The American runner Tyson Gay goes home with 3 gold medals an- in 100m sprint, 200m and in 4×100m relay- and becomes the king of the track that year

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Carl Lewis

Lewis 4 gold medals

The 1984 Olympic Games: Carl Lewis, one America’s greatest track-and-field athletes could open a Jewelry shop, after wining 4 gold medals: 100-m, 200-m dashes, the long jump, and 4×100-m relay.

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