Key moments from Day 15 of the Olympic Games

Here's what you missed from Day 15 of the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.

August 07, 2021, 9:04 AM

Each day, ABC News will give you a roundup of key Olympic moments from the day's events in Tokyo, happening 13 hours ahead of U.S. Eastern Time. After a 12-month delay, the unprecedented 2020 Summer Olympics is taking place without fans or spectators and under a state of emergency due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Allyson Felix becomes most decorated American track athlete of all time

Allyson Felix won her 11th medal in the women’s 4x400m relay and has now become the most decorated American track and field athlete of all time, surpassing Carl Lewis' record of 10 medals. Felix and an all-star cast of Sydney McLaughlin, Dalilah Muhammad and Athing Mu blazed past the competition to win the gold in the 4x400m relay.

The 35-year-old sprinter won her 10th and 11th medal at the 2020 Tokyo Games, taking the bronze in the individual 400m.

PHOTO: Allyson Felix of Team United States competes in the Women' s 4 x 400m Relay Final on day fifteen of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on Aug. 7, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan.
Allyson Felix of Team United States competes in the Women' s 4 x 400m Relay Final on day fifteen of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on Aug. 7, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan.
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PHOTO: Team USA celebrates their gold medal win in the Women's 4x400m final at Olympic Stadium during the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan on Aug. 7, 2021.
Team USA celebrates their gold medal win in the Women's 4x400m final at Olympic Stadium during the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan on Aug. 7, 2021.
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US men’s basketball wins 4th straight gold

The U.S. men’s basketball team defeated France 87-82 to bring home the gold medal for the fourth straight Olympics. The effort was led by Kevin Durant who had 29 points and secured his third gold medal, which tied Carmelo Anthony for the most gold in men's basketball. This is now Team USA’s 16th gold medal in basketball since 1936.

PHOTO: Kevin Durant of the United States drives in during the gold medal match against France on Aug. 7, 2021, in Saitama, Japan.
Kevin Durant of the United States drives in during the gold medal match against France on Aug. 7, 2021, in Saitama, Japan.
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PHOTO: Team USA's players celebrate their victory at the end of the men's final basketball match between France and USA during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama on Aug. 7, 2021.
Team USA's players celebrate their victory at the end of the men's final basketball match between France and USA during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama on Aug. 7, 2021.
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US sweeps the 4x400m relays, takes bronze in marathon

Directly after the U.S. women’s team took gold in the 4x400m relay, the men won in a similar dominating fashion, taking the gold in the last track event of the 2020 Olympic Games.

Earlier in the day U.S. runner Molly Seidel finished with the bronze in the marathon.

PHOTO: Rai Benjamin of the United States crosses the line to win gold in the 4x400m relay on Aug. 7, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.
Rai Benjamin of the United States crosses the line to win gold in the 4x400m relay on Aug. 7, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.
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PHOTO: USA's Molly Seidel crosses the finish line of the women's marathon final during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Sapporo on Aug. 7, 2021.
USA's Molly Seidel crosses the finish line of the women's marathon final during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Sapporo on Aug. 7, 2021.
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COVID-19 cases at Olympics rise to 409, Tokyo continues reporting record number of cases

There were 22 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 at the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday, all among personnel, contractors or media. The total now stands at 409, according to data released by the Tokyo 2020 organizing committee.

The surrounding city of Tokyo reported 4,566 new cases on Saturday, a new record for the third straight day. The seven-day average increased by 133.3%, according to data from the Tokyo metropolitan government.

PHOTO: People walk at a crossing in Shibuya shopping area, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Tokyo, Japan, Aug. 7, 2021.
People walk at a crossing in Shibuya shopping area, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Tokyo, Japan, Aug. 7, 2021.
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US women’s water polo wins gold

The U.S. women’s water polo team handily defeated Spain 14-5 to bring home the gold medal. Team USA's women have now won gold in three consecutive Olympic Games.

PHOTO: United States' goalkeeper Ashleigh Johnson, center, leaps as players celebrate as time expires in the women's water polo gold medal match against Spain at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Aug. 7, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.
United States' goalkeeper Ashleigh Johnson, center, leaps as players celebrate as time expires in the women's water polo gold medal match against Spain at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Aug. 7, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.
Mark Humphrey/AP Photo
PHOTO: Ashleigh Johnson of Team United States makes a save during the Women's Gold Medal match between Spain and the United States on day fifteen of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Tatsumi Water Polo Centre on Aug. 7, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan.
Ashleigh Johnson of Team United States makes a save during the Women's Gold Medal match between Spain and the United States on day fifteen of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Tatsumi Water Polo Centre on Aug. 7, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan.
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Nelly Korda takes home gold in golf

U.S. golfer Nelly Korda took home the gold with a one-shot victory, completing a U.S. sweep of stroke play in the Olympic Games. Xander Schauffele secured the gold for the men’s division last week.

PHOTO: Nelly Korda, of the United States, celebrates after winning the gold medal on the 18th hole during the final round of the women's golf event at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Aug. 7, 2021, at the Kasumigaseki Country Club in Kawagoe, Japan.
Nelly Korda, of the United States, celebrates after winning the gold medal on the 18th hole during the final round of the women's golf event at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Aug. 7, 2021, at the Kasumigaseki Country Club in Kawagoe, Japan.
Andy Wong/AP Photo

US baseball loses to Japan, takes home silver

The U.S. baseball team was defeated by the host country’s team 2-0, but still brought home a silver medal from the 2020 Olympic Games. This was Japan's first gold medal in baseball, which was played in the Tokyo Olympics for the first time in 13 years.

PHOTO: Japan's Tetsuto Yamada, right, scores past United States' Mark Kolozsvary on a single by Masataka Yoshida during the eight inning of the gold medal baseball game at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Aug. 7, 2021, in Yokohama, Japan.
Japan's Tetsuto Yamada, right, scores past United States' Mark Kolozsvary on a single by Masataka Yoshida during the eight inning of the gold medal baseball game at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Aug. 7, 2021, in Yokohama, Japan.
Jae C. Hong/AP Photo
PHOTO: Infielder Nick Allen #10 of Team United States walks off while players of Team Japan celebrate the gold following the gold medal game in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games on Aug. 7, 2021, in Yokohama, Japan.
Infielder Nick Allen #10 of Team United States walks off while players of Team Japan celebrate the gold following the gold medal game in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games on Aug. 7, 2021, in Yokohama, Japan.
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More scenes from today's action:

PHOTO: Team Japan is seen in action during the group all-around qualifications for rhythmic gymnastics on Aug. 7, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.
Team Japan is seen in action during the group all-around qualifications for rhythmic gymnastics on Aug. 7, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.
Mike Blake/Reuters
PHOTO: Adrian Hegyvary and Gavin Hoover of the United States crash in the men's track cycling madison final during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Izu Velodrome in Izu, Japan, on Aug. 7, 2021.
Adrian Hegyvary and Gavin Hoover of the United States crash in the men's track cycling madison final during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Izu Velodrome in Izu, Japan, on Aug. 7, 2021.
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PHOTO: Officials in protective face mask watch Yuliya Levchenko of Ukraine in action during the women's high jump in Aug. 7, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.
Officials in protective face mask watch Yuliya Levchenko of Ukraine in action during the women's high jump in Aug. 7, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.
Phil Noble/Reuters
PHOTO: Tareg Hamedi of Saudi Arabia, left, and Ivan Kvesic of Croatia compete in the men's kumite +75kg elimination round for karate at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Aug. 7, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.
Tareg Hamedi of Saudi Arabia, left, and Ivan Kvesic of Croatia compete in the men's kumite +75kg elimination round for karate at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Aug. 7, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.
Vincent Thian/AP Photo
PHOTO: Egypt's left back Ahmed Mohamed is challenged by Spain's centre back Raul Entrerrios during the men's bronze medal handball match on Aug. 7, 2021.
Egypt's left back Ahmed Mohamed is challenged by Spain's centre back Raul Entrerrios during the men's bronze medal handball match on Aug. 7, 2021.
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PHOTO: Russia's Dina Averina competes in the individual all-around final of the Rhythmic Gymnastics event during Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Ariake Gymnastics centre in Tokyo, on Aug. 7, 2021.
Russia's Dina Averina competes in the individual all-around final of the Rhythmic Gymnastics event during Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Ariake Gymnastics centre in Tokyo, on Aug. 7, 2021.
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PHOTO: Netherlands' Sifan Hassan reacts as she crosses the finish line to win the women's 10,000m final during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo on Aug. 7, 2021.
Netherlands' Sifan Hassan reacts as she crosses the finish line to win the women's 10,000m final during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo on Aug. 7, 2021.
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PHOTO: Turkey's Busenaz Surmeneli, left, reacts after defeating China's Cu Hong in their women's welterweight 69-kg boxing gold medal match at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Aug. 7, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.
Turkey's Busenaz Surmeneli, left, reacts after defeating China's Cu Hong in their women's welterweight 69-kg boxing gold medal match at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Aug. 7, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.
Frank Franklin Ii/AP Photo
PHOTO: Japan's Takuto Otoguro celebrates his gold medal victory against Azerbaijan's Haji Aliyev in their men's freestyle 65kg wrestling final match during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Makuhari Messe in Tokyo on Aug. 7, 2021.
Japan's Takuto Otoguro celebrates his gold medal victory against Azerbaijan's Haji Aliyev in their men's freestyle 65kg wrestling final match during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Makuhari Messe in Tokyo on Aug. 7, 2021.
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