Rio Olympics 2016: Usain Bolt goes out on top; U.S. men's relay team has deja vu
Usain Bolt's final Olympic race did not disappoint, but the USA men's relay team certainly did
We're in the home stretch of the 2016 Rio Olympics, and action continued with plenty of exciting medal events on Friday.
Usain Bolt and Allyson Felix made history, while the U.S. men's 4x100-meter relay team had a night they'd rather forget.
Here are some takeaways from Day 14 at the 2016 Rio Olympics.
One more time for Bolt
The world's fastest man lived up to -- and exceeded -- all the hype that surrounded him coming into Rio. Usain Bolt led Jamaica's 4x100-meter relay team to gold in what he says is his final Olympic race. Bolt completed the triple-triple: gold in the 100, 200, and 4x100-meter relay in three consecutive Olympics.
History for Felix
Allyson Felix helped the U.S. women's 4x100-meter relay team to a dominant performance and a gold medal in the final. Felix is the first American woman to win five track and field gold medals.
Relay deja vu
The U.S. men's 4x100-meter relay team was shaking their heads after yet another disqualification. The team finished the race in third place, but later found out they had been disqualified due to an early handoff. The U.S. men's team did not finish in 2008 after a dropped baton, and were disqualified and forced to vacate their medals from the 2012 London Games after Tyson Gay's positive drug test.
Cool in the pool
The U.S. women's water polo team won its second straight Olympic gold medal, beating Italy 12-5 in the final match. water polo has never had a two-time gold medalist since it was introduced as a sport at the 2000 Games in Sydney.
Bring on Serbia
The U.S. men's basketball team advanced to the gold medal game with a gritty 82-76 win over Spain. They'll meet Serbia -- who beat Australia in the second semifinal -- in Sunday's final.
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