Allyson Felix, already the most decorated woman in Olympic track and field history, is on the cusp of yet more greatness at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics.

Felix, 35 years old and appearing in her first Olympic Games since the birth of her daughter in December 2018, will make history with even one more Olympic medal. She will run in at least one event at the 2021 Olympics, and could participate in as many as three, giving her plenty of opportunities to make history. That includes potentially running in a newly introduced event to the Summer Games.

Felix, who also has 19 medals in world championship competition — including her 13th and 14th gold medals at the 2019 event — will compete in her fifth and final Summer Games. What better way to end your Olympic career by tying the Olympic record for the most decorated track and field athlete of all time?

Sporting News has you covered with how to watch the most decorated woman in track and field history add to her legacy:

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Which events are Allyson Felix running in?

Felix will compete at least in the 400-meter dash at the Tokyo Olympics, but is also in the pool relay for both the women’s and mixed 4×400 relays, the latter of which is a new event for the 2021 Olympics. It’s not guaranteed she will compete in the relays, but she is expected to compete in both.

Regardless, Felix brings an incredible pedigree to the Tokyo Olympics, her fifth Summer Games appearance. With a medal in any of her three events, she would not only become the most decorated woman in Olympic track and field history, but also tie Carl Lewis for the most medals by a United States track and field athlete.

A medal in two events would give her 11 Olympic medals all time, making her the single-most decorated track and field Olympian in U.S. history. A medal in all three events would give her 12 all time, tying her with Paavo Nurmi of Finland, the most decorated Olympic track and field athlete since the 1928 Games.

Medal rank Athlete Country Olympic Games Gold medals Silver medals Bronze medals Total
1 Paavo Nurmi Finland 1920-28 9 3 0 12
2 Carl Lewis United States 1984-96 9 1 0 10
T-3 Allyson Felix United States 2004-21 6 3 0 9
T-3 Merlene Jamaica 1980-2000 0 3 6 9

To date, Felix has medaled in each of her Olympic appearances, scoring at least a silver in each of her five appearances dating back to the 2004 Athens Olympics. She has medaled in the women’s 200, 400, 4×100 and 4×400. Below are each of the events in which she has medaled:

2004 Athens

2008 Beijing

  • Women’s 4×400 (gold)
  • Women’s 200 (silver)

2012 London

  • Women’s 200 (gold)
  • Women’s 4×100 (gold)
  • Women’s 4×400 (gold)

2016 Rio

  • Women’s 400 (silver)
  • Women’s 4×100 (gold)
  • Women’s 4×400 (gold)

How to watch Olympic track and field

  • TV channels: NBC (U.S.) | USA Network (U.S.) | NBC Sports Network | CNBC
  • Live streams: NBCSports.com | NBCOlympics.com | Peacock | fuboTV (7-day free trial)

NBC Universal has the exclusive rights to all Olympic content in the U.S. It will carry all track and field events during the 2021 Tokyo Games on myriad networks, including NBC, USA, NBCSN and CNBC. Streaming options include NBC platforms NBCOlympics.com and Peacock, as well as fuboTV, which offers a 7-day free trial.

Allyson Felix track and field schedule

Felix will compete at least in the 400-meter dash, but it’s not guaranteed she will compete in the 4×400 relays. Those interested in streaming her races can log onto NBC platforms NBCOlympics.com, NBCSports.com or Peacock, or watch them on fuboTV, which offers a 7-day free trial.

Here is the full schedule for when Felix will race, assuming she competes in every event for which she is eligible (times are based on the NBC Olympics schedule):

Friday, July 30

Event Time (ET) Channel
Mixed 4×400 relay, Round 1* 7 a.m. Peacock

*Round 1 of the mixed 4×400 relay will re-air on NBC primetime at roughly 9 p.m. ET

Saturday, July 31

Event Time (ET) Channel
Mixed 4×400 relay final* 8:35 a.m. Peacock

*The mixed 4×400 relay final will re-air on NBC primetime at roughly 10:45 p.m. ET

Monday, Aug. 2

Event Time (ET) Channel
Women’s 400, Round 1* 8:45 p.m. Peacock

*Round 1 of the women’s 400 will re-air on NBC primetime and CNBC at roughly 9 p.m. ET

Wednesday, Aug. 4

Event Time (ET) Channel
Women’s 400 semifinals* 6:30 a.m. Peacock

*The women’s 400 semifinals will re-air on NBC primetime at roughly 9 p.m. ET

Thursday, Aug. 5

Event Time (ET) Channel
Women’s 4×400 relay semifinals 6:25 a.m. Peacock

Friday, Aug. 6

Event Time (ET) Channel
Women’s 400 final* 8:35 a.m. Peacock

*The women’s 400 final will re-air on NBC primetime at roughly 9 p.m. ET

Saturday, Aug. 7

Event Time (ET) Channel
Women’s 4×400-relay final 8:30 a.m. Peacock

*The women’s 4×400-relay final will re-air on NBC primetime at roughly 10 p.m. ET





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