Track and Field
Event: 100-meter, 200-meter, 400-meter
College: University of Southern California, Elementary Education
- Three-time Olympian; Five-time Olympic medalist (3 gold, 2 silver)
- London 2012 Olympic Games, gold (200-meter, 4x100-meter relay), 5th place (100-meter)
- Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, gold (4x400-meter relay), silver (200-meter)
- Athens 2004 Olympic Games, silver (200-meter)
- Six-time U.S. outdoor 200-meter champion (2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2012)
- Three-time World outdoor 200-meter gold medalist (2005, 2007, 2009)
- Three-time World outdoor 4x400-meter gold medalist (2007, 2009, 2011)
- 2011 World outdoor 4x100-meter relay gold medalist
- 2011 World outdoor 400-meter silver medalist
- 2011 World outdoor 200-meter bronze medalist
- 2011 U.S. outdoor 400-meter champion
- 2010 U.S. outdoor 100-meter champion
- 2010 U.S. indoor 400-meter champion
- 2007 World outdoor 4x100-meter relay gold medalist
- Five-time Jesse Owens/Jackie Joyner-Kersee Award winner (2005, 2007, 2010, 2015)
Fun Facts: First tried running track in 9th grade ... Father, Paul, is an ordained minister who teaches New Testament Greek ... High school teammates called her “chicken legs” due to her long, spindly legs
U.S. Men's 4x400-Meter Reigns Supreme As Team USA Wins Medal Count At Track Worlds
USA Track & Field Aug. 30, 2015
The U.S. women's 4x400-meter brought home silver as Team USA concludes the competition with 18 medals.
Ashton Eaton Breaks Decathlon World Record To Win Gold At Worlds
USA Track & Field Aug. 29, 2015
Eaton defended his world title while the U.S. team won silver in the women's 4x100-meter.
Team USA Is Golden In Triple Jump And 400-Meter At Track Worlds
USA Track & Field Aug. 27, 2015
Christian Taylor shatters the American record in the triple jump while Allyson Felix wins her ninth world gold.
8 Burning Questions For Team USA At Track And Field World Championships
Karen Rosen Aug. 20, 2015
Team USA heads to Beijing looking to continue its season of dominance.
Defending Olympic Champions Hoping To Shine Again In Rio
Peggy Shinn Aug. 20, 2015
From Phelps to the women’s soccer team, scores of defending Olympic gold medalists are on the Road to Rio.
Five Reigning World Champs Lead Team USA Into Track And Field Worlds
USA Track & Field Aug. 10, 2015
A team of 130 athletes will look to match or better the 25 medals Team USA won in 2013.
Red, White & Trending: July 24-30
Jamie MacDonald July 31, 2015
Celebrating those qualified for Rio, a star gymnast's unique engagement, Amy Van Dyken-Rouen's inspiring progress, a ride with the Blue Angels and more.
Allyson Felix Wins 400 — But Will She Run It At Worlds?
Karen Rosen June 27, 2015
The reigning 200-meter Olympic champ must now decide whether to race the 200 or 400 at worlds.
10 Hot Storylines At The U.S. Track And Field Championships
Karen Rosen June 25, 2015
From Felix to Gatlin, the world's top athletes will be vying for national titles and world champs spots in Eugene.
Team USA Wins IAAF World Relays Golden Baton
USA Track & Field May 04, 2015
Team USA scored wins in the men's DMR and 4x400, and women's 4x400 and 4x800.
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