WALTER DIX RUMORS & GOSSIP

Spearmon wins 200 at US track trials

Wallace Spearmon won the 200 meters at the U.S. track trials in 19.82 seconds on Sunday to earn a spot on the Olympic team. Maurice Mitchel was second in 20:14, and Isiah Young third in 20:16 to round out the U.S. team in the event for the London Games. Sprinters Justin Gatlin and Tyson Gay were missing from the field because they decided to pass on the 200 after securing spots...
Via AP on Fox
June 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Dix doesn't run in 200 meters at Olympic trials

The top American sprinters were on the sideline and not in the starting blocks for the opening round of the 200 meters. As expected, Justin Gatlin and Tyson Gay didn't run in the event Friday at Olympic track trials. But the absence of Olympic bronze medalist Walter Dix was a bit of a surprise. Dix was hampered by a sore left hamstring that slowed him in the 100, but he thought...
Via AP on Fox
June 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Nike: USA uniforms could shave time

US Olympic track and field athletes will wear uniforms at the London Summer Olympics that Nike says could shave up to 0.023 seconds off 100-meter sprint times -- a difference that could have elevated Walter Dix from bronze to the silver medal at the Beijing Olympics. Dix still wouldn't have caught the fastest man in the world that day. Usain Bolt of Jamaica simply ran away from...
Via Fox Olympics
June 14, 2012  |  Discuss

US Olympic uniforms could shave time off sprints

U.S. Olympic track and field athletes will wear uniforms at the London Summer Olympics that Nike says could shave up to 0.023 seconds off 100-meter sprint times - a difference that could have elevated Walter Dix from bronze to the silver medal at the Beijing Olympics. Dix still wouldn't have caught the fastest man in the world that day. Usain Bolt of Jamaica simply ran away...
Via AP on Fox
June 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Pre Classic draws some of track's biggest stars

The glamour event at the Prefontaine Classic this weekend will definitely be the men's 100 meters featuring a showdown between Walter Dix and Olympic gold medalist Justin Gatlin. No, wait, the marquee race Saturday is Carmelita Jeter taking the line against Allyson Felix in the 200. Check that, it's got to be the men's 400 as teen sensation Kirani James of Grenada takes...
Via AP on Fox
June 01, 2012  |  Discuss
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