RIO DE JANEIRO–Shaunae Miller of Bahamas has won the women’s 400-meter final with a diving finish, preventing American Allyson Felix from capturing a fifth Olympic gold medal.
Miller, who led going into the final straight, dived over the line to push the world champion into second place.
Miller finished in 49.44 on Monday to narrowly hold off world champion Felix, who finished strongly in 49.51. Shericka Jackson of Jamaica won the bronze in 49.85.
Team USA star Felix, who won the 200-meter title in London four years ago, claimed her seventh Olympic medal in total with silver, making her the most decorated U.S. woman in track history.
Additional information by CNN.