Alison Felix, who closed the Games in Tokyo last year with more Olympic medals than any U.S. athlete in history, says she will retire after the 2022 season.

“This season is not a time on the clock, but just a joy,” Felix said on Instagram on Wednesday. “When you see me on the track this year, I hope to share with you a moment, a memory and my gratitude.”

At 35, Felix won a bronze medal in the 400-meter dash last summer in Tokyo and then won a gold medal in the 4 × 400 relay.

These were her 10th and 11th Olympic medals, which helped her pass Carl Lewis in the U.S. Book of Records and left behind only one runner in history, Finn Paawa Nurmi, who won 12 medals between 1920 and 1928.

Her last major figure will be the U.S. Championships from June 23 to 26, followed by the World Championships to be held in Eugene, Oregon, from July 15 to 24.

Felix also has a record 13 gold medals and 18 overall from the World Championships.

More recently, she has become an outspoken advocate for women. Her daughter Camryn was born in 2018. Around the same time, Felix severed ties with Nike, upset by the way the company treated pregnant athletes.

In her Instagram post, she said: “This season I am running for women. I’m running for my daughter’s better future. “

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