#ThrowbackThursday: USA’s Allyson Felix Revisits Her Olympic Performances

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The USA’s Allyson Felix takes a look back at her Olympic performances up to and including her gold medal triumph at the London 2012 Games.

In 2012 Felix won her long-awaited individual Olympic gold medal in the 200m, and became the first athlete since Florence Griffith-Joyner in 1988 to win three gold medals in a single Olympic Games. The same year, she was appointed to the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition and, along with USATF, has been an advocate of Let’s Move Active Schools – a partnership among First Lady Michelle Obama, Nike and others aimed at integrating physical activity before, during, and after the school day. Courtesy of Bigtime Fitness, take a look below at a top contender for the Rio 2016.

USATF Championships
Six-time USATF Outdoor 200m champion – 2004 (22.28); 2005 (22.13); 2007 (22.34); 2008 (21.82); 2009 (22.02); 2012 (21.69)
Two-time USATF Outdoor 400m champion – 2015 (50.05); 2011 (50.40)
2013 USATF Outdoor 200m runner-up (21.85)
2010 USATF Outdoor 100m champion (11.27)
2010 USATF Indoor 400m champion (51.37)
3rd at 2013 USATF Outdoors 200m (21.85)
3rd at 2012 Olympic Trials 100m (11.07)
2004 USATF Junior 200m champion (22.28)
2003 USATF Indoor 200m champion (23.14) – National High School record

International Championships
2012 Olympic 200m gold medalist (21.88)
2015 World Outdoor 400m gold medalist – 2015 (49.26)
Three-time World Outdoor 200m gold medalist – 2005 (22.16); 2007 (21.81); 2009 (22.02)
Three-time Olympic relay gold medalist – 2008 (4×400: 3:18.54); 2012 (4x400m: 3:16.87, 4x100m: 40.82WR)
Two-time World Outdoor 4x100m gold medalist – 2007 (41.98); 2011 (41.56)
Three-time World Outdoor 4x400m gold medalist – 2007 (3:18.55); 2009 (3:17.83); 2011 (3:18.09)
Two-time Olympic 200m silver medalist – 2004 (22.18); 2008 (21.93)
2015 World Outdoor 4x100m (41.68) and 4x400m (3:19.44) silver medalist
2011 World Outdoor 400m silver medalist (49.59) and 200m bronze medalist (22.42)
2003 Pan American Games bronze medalist (22.93)
2001 World Youth 100m gold medalist

Awards and Honors
Five-time Jesse Owens/Jackie Joyner-Kersee award winner (2005, 2007, 2010, 2012, 2015)
2010 Diamond League champion in the 200m and 400m; 2014 and 2015 Diamond League 200m champion
U.S. Junior and high school 200m record holder (22.51)
Five-time California state prep champion (three-time 100m, two-time 200m)

Source: USA Track & Field

Subria A. Whitaker is currently a Master of Arts in Sports Administration Candidate at Northwestern University. She recently graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with honors, and received a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts and Sciences with Distinction in Communication. Subria became a TrueStar in 2010, and is a graduate of Morgan Park High School.

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