|Birthdate ( Age)
||18 November 1985
|Place of Birth
||Los Angeles, California, United States
||Hurdler Kenneth Ferguson
||1 Daughter , Camryn
||Marlean Felix ( Mother ) , Paul Felix ( Father)
||University of Southern California, Heritage Christian School - Middle & High School (South)
||American track and field sprinter
||Best Female Track Athlete ESPY Award, Glamour Award for The Unstoppables
Allyson Felix with Family
Allyson Michelle Felix OLY is an American track and field sprinter. Her main event is that the 400 meters, but she has competed at the professional level within the 100 meters, 200 meters, 400 meters, 4x100 meter relay, and 4x400 meter relay.At 200 meters, she is that the 2012 Olympic champion, a 3-time World champion (2005–2009), and 2-time Olympic silver medalist (2004 and 2008). At 400 meters, she is that the 2015 World champion, 2011 World silver medalist, 2016 Olympic silver medalist, and 2017 World bronze medalist.
In the 4 × 400 metres relay at the 2015 World Championships, she ran the fastest split ever recorded by an American woman, and third fastest split ever after Jarmila Kratochvilova and Marita Koch, with 47.72. She may be a participant within the US Anti-Doping Agency's "Project Believe" program.She is coached by Bobby Kersee.Allyson Felix is included in Time magazine 's 100 Most Influential People of 2020.
Early Life and Family
Allyson Michelle Felix was born on November 18, 1985, in California. Her father, Paul, is an ordained minister and professor of latest Testament at The Master's Seminary in Santa Clarita Valley, California, and her mother, Marlean, is an grade school teacher at Balboa Magnet Elementary. Allyson has one older brother, Wes Felix, who is additionally a sprinter and now acts as her manager. She may be a devout Christian.
She attended l. a. Baptist highschool in North Hills where she realized her athletic abilities. With the guidance of her coach Samson Young, she deadlifted a minimum of 270 pounds while still a faculty student. She also displayed exceptional ability in track and field.
In 2003, she was named the national girls' "High School Athlete of the Year" by ‘Track and Field News.’She graduated in 2003 and chose to forego college eligibility. Instead, she signed knowledgeable contract with Adidas who also paid her college tuition at the University of Southern California. Eventually she graduated with a degree in education .
Allyson Felix Husband
She is married to American sprinter and Hurdler Kenneth Ferguson. The couple have a daughter together name Camryn, born in 2018.
Cole Beasley Net Worth
Allyson Michelle Felix OLY is an American track and field sprinter who has an estimated Net Worth of $5 Million in 2021.
At the age of 18, Felix finished because the silver medalist within the 200 meters at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, behind Veronica Campbell of Jamaica; in doing so, she set a World Junior record over 200 meters together with her time of twenty-two .18.After the race, Felix was seen in tears.
Felix became the youngest gold medalist sprinter within the 200 meters at the planet Championships in Helsinki in 2005 then successfully defended her title at Osaka two years later. At Osaka, Felix caught Jamaican Veronica Campbell on the bend and surged down the straight to end in 21.81 seconds, lowering her own season-leading time by a huge 0.37 seconds.
Felix qualified for the 2008 Olympic Games during the 2008 Olympic trials within the 200 meters, but just missed qualifying for the 100-meter. However, at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, despite running her season's best time within the 200 meters at 21.93, Felix again finished second to Campbell, who ran 21.74, the simplest time within the decade, to clinch the trophy .
After her second loss to Campbell, Felix once more succumbed to tears.Felix also ran the 4 × 400 meters relay as a member of the U.S. women's team. The team finished first, giving Felix her first Olympic trophy .In the build-up to the 2009 World Championships in Athletics Felix was a part of a us 4 × 100 m relay team that ran the fastest women's sprint relay in twelve years.
Lauryn Williams, Felix, Muna Lee and Carmelita Jeter finished with a time of 41.58 seconds, bringing them to eighth on the all-time list.In 2009 aged just 23, Felix proceeded to say her third 200-meter World Championships trophy , an unprecedented accomplishment in women's sprinting.Felix clocked 22.02 sec to comfortably beat Jamaica's Olympic 200 m champion Veronica Campbell-Brown.
At the 2012 Summer Olympics, Felix competed in four events: The 100 m, 200 m, 4 × 100 m relay, and 4 × 400 m relay, placing 5th within the 100 m and winning gold within the other three, thus becoming the primary American woman to win three golds in athletics at an Olympics since Florence Griffith-Joyner at the 1988 Summer Olympics.
In her first final, the 100 m, she placed 5th, running a private best time of 10.89 seconds. within the 200 m final; a race she lost at the 2008 Summer Olympics and 2004 Summer Olympics to Jamaican rival, Veronica Campbell-Brown, it proved third time lucky as she beat Campbell-Brown, and also the 2012 100 m Olympic Gold medallist, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, who finished second. American compatriot Carmelita Jeter took the bronze.
In the 2013 World Championships in Moscow, Felix entered the 200 m and was expected to also appear within the relay finals, but pulled up within the 200 m final with a hamstring injury and was carried from the track. The race was won by Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce.After a nine-month layoff due to a hamstring injury, Felix resumed competition within the 400 m at the Shanghai Diamond League meet in May 2014 which she finished fifth with a time of fifty .81.
As the winner of the 2014 IAAF Diamond League 200-meter title, Felix received a bye into the 2015 World Championships in Athletics. Obligated to enter the 2015 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships but not wanting to run the 200, she chose the 400 metres.
Felix won the event in 50.19 for her 10th U.S. Championship, coming from 4th place with 100 metres to travel to pass Natasha Hastings before the finish.The National Championships also saw then World #1ranked Francena McCorory and No. 2 Sanya Richards-Ross not qualify for the planet Championships should Felix prefer to run 400 meters.
Allyson Felix may be a five-time recipient of the Owens Award (after 2013, Jackie Joyner-Kersee Award) from USATF, signifying the Athlete of the Year. She won the award for the primary time in 2005, then again in 2007, 2010, 2012 and 2015.She has received this award more times than the other person.