Allyson Felix is one of the most decorated female Olympians in track and field history with nine medals, including six gold and three silver. She will compete Monday in the women’s 400m at the Tokyo Olympics.
Felix, 35, told USA Today Sports that it’s been an incredible experience, however, this will be her last Olympics.
In an Instagram post, Felix wrote that she is thankful for the opportunities granted by God.
“It might sound cliché, but getting to that starting line is an incredible victory for me. I’ve experienced the hardest years of my life in this journey and by God’s grace I’m here. With a heart full of gratitude I’m taking space to remember all it took to get here.”
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