2012 Olympics, Women's 4x100M Final: Americans Set New World Record, Win Gold Medal Handedly

The United States of America are looking to close out the 2012 London Olympics on a high note, which would include beating the dominant Jamaican runners in the women's 4x100 meter final at Olympic Stadium on Friday. And thanks to a world record time, they Americans did just that.

The team of Tianna Madison, Bianca Knight, Allyson Felix and anchor Carmelita Jeter led the United States to the gold medal, setting a new world record with a time of 40.82 seconds.

Jamaica would finish with the silver medal, finishing in a time of 41.41, while the team from the Ukraine would take home the bronze with a time of 42.04.

You can keep track of the United States, China, Great Britain and more by checking out SI's complete medal tracker here.

Stick with this StoryStream for more coverage of local athletes at the 2012 Olympic Games. For more on the 2012 Olympic Games, make sure that you check out SB Nation's dedicated Olympics hub.

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