AP National Writer
Walter Dix completed the 100-200 sprint double Sunday at U.S. track championships, finishing the 200 meters in 19.95 seconds to beat Darvis Patton.
Shalonda Solomon won the women's 200 in 22.15, the world's best time this year, to beat Carmelita Jeter and deprive her of the sprint double.
Dix came into the meet as the clear favorite in the 200, but only because Tyson Gay was not planning on running at that distance. Gay...Read Full Story
Track phenom and number one stunna Walter Dix—last seen "bulging" at Beijing 2008—shows off his Olympic body in the annual sporno-fest otherwise known as ESPN:The Magazine's "Body Issue." The issue officially drops today and includes gymnastics hotness Dannel Leyva, decathlete Ashton Easton and bootylicious basketballer Tyson Chandler.
Walter Dix is the fourth fastest 200 m runner ever. He won bronze at Beijing 2008 in the 100m and 200m—the only American track athlete to win two individual...Read Full Story
EUGENE, Oregon (Reuters) - America's newly-crowned 100 meters champion Walter Dix does not plan to be intimidated by Jamaica's sprint machine at August's world championships in South Korea.Dix, who won bronze medals in both the 100 and 200m at the 2008 Beijing Olympics where Jamaican Usain Bolt ripped up the record books, was oozing with confidence after his win over Justin Gatlin in Friday's U.S. world trials."Jamaicans, they're fast. They are just about as good as us," Dix told reporters...Read Full Story
Dix gets the double at US Championships
Walter Dix done the 100-200 sprint double Sunday at U.S. track championships, finishing the 200 meters in 19.95 seconds to beat Darvis Patton.
Shalonda Solomon won the women’s 200 in 22.15, the world’s most excellent time this year, to beat Carmelita Jeter and deprive her of the sprint double.
Dix came into the meet as the clear preferred in the 200, but only because Tyson Gay was not planning on running at that distance. Gay hurt him self and didn’t...Read Full Story
One by one, a generation of American track and field's best athletes
slowed at the finish, pulled up lame and failed to find their fastest
gear. By the time the week was over, Walter Dix was among the few who
looked ready to take on the world.Read Full Story
Walter Dix Wall
Walter Dix (born January 31, 1986) is an American sprinter who specializes in the 100 meters and 200 meters. He is the seventh fastest 200 m runner with a best of 19.69 seconds, and has broken the 10-second barrier in the 100 m with a best of 9.88 seconds.