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2012 Olympics, Women's 4x100M Final: Americans Set World Record To Win Gold Medal

With the 2012 London Olympic Games starting to wind down, the U.S. Track Team is looking to finish strong for their country. They got momentum moving in the right direction on Friday by winning the Women's 4x100M Final. The U.S. team was made up of Tianna Madison, Bianca Knight, Allyson Felix and anchor Carmelita Jeter, and they led the United States to the gold medal while setting a new world record with a time of 40.82 seconds.

Jamaica finished 2nd to win the silver medal, with a time of 41.41, while the team from the Ukraine would take home the bronze with a time of 42.04.

You can keep track of the United States, China, Great Britain and more by checking out SI's complete medal tracker here.

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