ALLYSON FELIX RUMORS

Allyson Felix aims to run the 200m at the Olympic Games in 2020

Nine-time Olympic medalist Allyson Felix has decided that she is only focusing on running the 200-meter sprint at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. Felix, 31, said that at her age she has to train smart and compete less, according to, according to Agence France-Presse. “Yes, I think I want to do it [compete at Tokyo 2020],” Felix she told AFP on Monday. “The biggest thing...
Via Excelle Sports
February 28, 2017

Allyson Felix sets Olympic record as US women dominate 4x100m relay

Usain Bolt wasn’t the only Olympian making history on the track Friday night. Just before Bolt picked up his final gold medal of the 2016 Olympics in the men’s 4×100 meter relay, Allyson Felix and the U.S. women took the track seeking their own dominance in the 4×100 meter final. And dominate they did. With Felix running the second leg and Tori Bowie running the anchor...
Via NESN.com
August 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Allyson Felix out of Doha meet with minor ankle injury

DOHA, Qatar (AP) Organizers say Olympic 200-meter champion Allyson Felix has pulled out of the Diamond League meet in Doha next week because of a ''minor'' ankle injury she picked up in training. Felix was to open her season by running in the 100 meters in Qatar on May 6. In a statement released by organizers, Felix says ''my coach and I feel that it is best to be fully healthy...
Via Associated Press
April 28, 2016  |  Discuss

With Bolt out, Schippers and Felix are top draw at Van Damme

BRUSSELS (AP) Despite Usain Bolt's late withdrawal, Friday's Diamond League meet still has a great sprint race on the schedule. Dafne Schippers and Allyson Felix will meet in a battle of two world champions at the Van Damme Memorial to see who is faster over their favorite distance - 200 meters. Because of a scheduling clash at the world championships two weeks ago, Felix skipped...
Via Associated Press
September 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Felix wins 400 meters for 9th gold at worlds, matches Bolt for most

Allyson Felix won the 400 meters in 49.26 seconds on Thursday to earn her ninth world championship gold medal and match the total of Usain Bolt. Ten years after she won her first gold, a 200-meter title in Helsinki, Felix ran the fastest time in the world this year to win in Beijing. Shaunae Miller of Bahamas won silver in 49.67 and Shericka Jackson of Jamaica took bronze in 49.99...
Via Associated Press
August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Allyson Felix 'disappointed' she can't run 200-400 double

BEIJING (AP) Training-wise, Allyson Felix thinks she's fit enough to run the 200 and 400 meters at the world championships. Timing-wise, the schedule just doesn't work out. It's a situation that irks the usually stoic American sprinter, who qualified in both events but will focus only on the 400 in Beijing. Here's the dilemma: The semifinals of the 200 - her signature event and...
Via Associated Press
August 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Allyson Felix's Sneaker Closet Is Pretty Amazing

Our friends over at NiceKicks.com bring you an inside look at the shoe collection of Olympic gold medal sprinter Allyson Felix. Named “First Lady” of the Nice Kicks “Sneak Peek” series,
Via Stack
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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