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Competed: Turned Pro before college

Graduated: 2008

Major: Elementary Education

Birthdate: 11/18/1985

 
 
USC AFFILIATION
  • Felix signed a professional contract after graduating high school in 2003 and had Adidas agree to pay for her college education at USC
     

  • She graduated in 2008 from USC with a degree in Elementary Education
     

  • Her brother and agent, Wes, ran track at USC (2002-05) and was a 2-time 200m and a 100m Pac-12 champion

USA CAREER 
  • Felix is a 5-time Olympian
     

  • She has won six Olympic gold medals, the most every by a woman track and field athlete and her nine total Olympic medals are tied with Merlene Ottey as the most by a woman Olympic track and field athlete
     

  • Felix is the most decorated male or female athlete in World Athletics Championships with 18 career medals, also the most golds (13)
     

  • 2021 finished 2nd in the 400m dash at the USA Track & Field Trials on June 20
     

  • 2021 finished 5th in the 200m at the USA Track & Field Trials on June 26
     

  • 2019 World Championships – 1st in the mixed 4x400m relay and 1st in the 4x400m relay (ran in semis)
     

  • 2017 World Championships – 3rd in the 400m, 1st in the 4x100m, 1st in the 4x400m
     

  • 2016 Olympics – 2nd in the 400m, 1st in the 4x100m, 1st in the 4x400m
     

  • 2015 World Championships – 1st in the 400m, 2nd in the 4x100m, 2nd in the 4x40m
     

  • 2012 Olympics – 1st in the 200m, 1st in the 4x100m, 1st in the 4x400m
     

  • 2011 World Championships – 2nd in the 400m, 3rd in the 200m, 1st in the 4x100m, 1st in the 4x400m
     

  • 2009 World Championships – 1st in the 200m, 1st in the 4x400m
     

  • 2008 Olympics – 2nd in the 200m, 1st in the 4x400m
     

  • 2007 World Championships – 1st in the 200m, 1st in the 4x100m, 1st in the 4x400m
     

  • 2006 World Athletics Final – 1st in 200m, 3rd in 200m
     

  • 2005 World Championships – 1st in the 200m
     

  • 2004 Olympics – 2nd in the 200m
     

  • 2003 Pan American Games – 3rd in the 200m, 1st in the 4x100m
     

  • 2002 World Junior Championships – 5th in the 200m, 2nd in the 4x100m (ran in semis)
     

  • 2001 World Youth Championships – 1st in the 100m, 1st in the medley relay

 

 
PROFESSIONAL CAREER
  • 3-time Diamond League 200m champion (2010, 2014, 2015)
     

  • 2010 Diamond League 400m champion
     

  • Has 19 career Diamond League wins

PERSONAL
  • Parents are Paul and Marlean…Her father is an ordained minister and professor of the New Testament at the Master’s Seminary in Sun Valley, Calif…her mother is an elementary school teacher
     

  • Gave birth to her daughter, Camryn, on Nov. 28, 2018
     

  • Served as a Sports Diplomacy Sports Envoy for the U.S. Department of State in 2014