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U.S. gold medal count lags behind Kenya, Jamaica

BEIJING – Even with its sixth consecutive title in the men’s 4x400-meter relay, the United States still finished behind Jamaica and Kenya with only six gold medals at this year’s world championships.

Jamaica again proved it is much more than just Usain Bolt when the country’s women’s team defeated the Americans on Sunday in the 4x400 relay and denied Allyson Felix a 10th world title.

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