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Olympics 2012: Tianna Madison, Team USA Set World Record In Women's 4x100 Relay

On Friday, Elyria native Tianna Madison and her Team USA teammates set a new world record in the Women's 4x100-meter relay race finishing with a time of 40.82 to earn the United States another gold medal in Track & Field.

In addition to Madison, the world record relay team was composed of Allyson Felix, Bianca Knight and Carmelia Jeter.

The mark of 40.82 beat the previous record held by the East Germans by .55.

Jamaica finished with a time of 41.41 to earn with silver medal, while Ukraine recorded a time of 42.04 for the bronze.

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Photographs by spatulated, Triple Tri, and chrischappelear used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.