US women set world record, win gold in 4 x 100-meter relay

Carmelita Jeter celebrated after crossing the finish line to win the women's 4 x 100-meter relay.

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The US won the Olympic women’s 4 x 100-meter relay in a world-record time of 40.82 seconds, breaking the old record of 41.37 by East Germany in 1985.

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