Walter Dix (born January 31, 1986) is an American
sprinter and the reigning 100m and 200m US national champion. Walter
attended university at Florida State where he won six Division I titles,
including three outdoor 200m titles.
He graduated in 2008 with a degree in
Social Science. He is the son of Washington and Plinnie Dix. His father, a
former sprinter, is an assistant principal and track coach at New River Middle
School, while his mother is a high school teacher.
Personal Best 100m: 9.88 seconds (August 9, 2010 – Nottwil, Switzerland )
Personal Best 200m: 19.53 seconds (September 16, 2011 - Bruxelles, Belgium)
- Two-time Olympic Medlist
- Bronze - 100m (Beijing, 2008)
- Bronze - 200m (Beijing, 2008)
- Two-time World Championship medalist
- Silver - 100m (Daegu, 2011)
- Silver - 200m (Daegu, 2011)