TOKYO (AP) — The new medal standard in Olympic women’s track has been set. American Allyson Felix stands alone at the top and still has a chance to go even higher.

The 35-year-old Felix won her record 10th Olympic track medal Friday night at the Tokyo Games with a push down the home stretch of the 400 meters to take the bronze medal.

Felix now has more Olympic track and field medals than any woman in history in a career that goes back to 2004 in Athens. She came to Tokyo even with Jamaican runner Merlene Ottey.

Her 10th medal also ties her with the great Carl Lewis for the most by an American athlete. She could break that Saturday when she’s expected to run in the 1,600-relay.

“It’s something I felt I could accomplish. I feel like I have come a long way from all the other Games. This one is just different,” Felix said. “I’m not too wrapped up in winning more medals. The biggest thing for me was coming back.”

Shaunae Miller-Uibo of the Bahamas won the 400 in 48.36 seconds to defend her Olympic title. Marileidy Paulino of the Dominican Republic finished second a full .84 seconds behind. Felix took bronze by a mere .15 seconds ahead of Stephanie Ann McPherson of Jamaica.

It was a far less dramatic finish than in 2016 when Miller-Uibo dived at the finish line to edge out Felix for the gold.

Later at Olympic Stadium, Italy won another surprise sprint gold medal when Filippo Tortu ran down Britain’s Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake on the anchor leg for the victory by 0.01 seconds.

The Italy win gives 100-meter champion Marcell Jacobs his second gold medal of the Games. It was Italy’s first Olympic medal in the relay since a bronze at the 1948 London Olympics. The U.S. men did not qualify for the final.

“This is the year of Italy,” Jacobs said “This is our year.”

SOCCER GOLD SHOOTOUT

Canada earned its first women’s soccer gold medal by beating Sweden in a penalty shootout. Canada won bronze in 2012 and 2016.

The game time had been changed from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. to avoid Tokyo’s stifling heat and humidity and the teams played to a 1-1 draw through regulation and extra time. That set up the penalty kicks where Canada prevailed 3-2 on Julia Grosso’s match winner that bounced off the right hand of Sweden goalkeeper Hedvig Lindahl.

AMERICAN WOMEN

The U.S. beach volleyball team of April Ross and Alix Klineman won gold in beach volleyball and the American women’s basketball and volleyball teams won to advance to the gold medal finals in both sports.

Ross and Klineman swept Australia 21-15, 21-16 in 43 minutes. For Ross, the gold completes a set. She won silver in London in 2012 and bronze in Rio de Janeiro in 2016. Klineman won gold in her first Olympics.

Shaunae Miller-Uibo of the Bahamas won the 400 in 48.36 seconds to defend her Olympic title. Marileidy Paulino of the Dominican Republic finished second a full .84 seconds behind. Felix took bronze by a mere .15 seconds ahead of Stephanie Ann McPherson of Jamaica.

It was a far less dramatic finish than in 2016 when Miller-Uibo dived at the finish line to edge out Felix for the gold.

Later at Olympic Stadium, Italy won another surprise sprint gold medal when Filippo Tortu ran down Britain’s Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake on the anchor leg for the victory by 0.01 seconds.

The Italy win gives 100-meter champion Marcell Jacobs his second gold medal of the Games. It was Italy’s first Olympic medal in the relay since a bronze at the 1948 London Olympics. The U.S. men did not qualify for the final.

“This is the year of Italy,” Jacobs said “This is our year.”

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