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President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition

Allyson Felix

Council member

Track & Field Sprinter

Allyson Felix - PCFSN Council Member

Allyson Felix, member of the President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition, is a record-setting track and field sprinter who won Olympic gold in the 200 meter and 4x100 and 4x400 meter relays at the London 2012 games. As a member of the U.S. women's 4 x 100 meter relay team, Allyson helped set a world record with a time of 3:16.88. At the 2012 Olympics, Felix became the first U.S. woman since 1988 to win three Olympic gold medals during the same games in track.

Full Bio
  • Record-setting track and field sprinter.
  • Olympic Gold Medalist at the 2012 Olympic Games in the 200 meter, the 4X100 meter relay, and 4x400 meter relay.
  • Ran the second leg of the 4x400m relay at the 2012 Olympics games in a time of 47.8 seconds (fastest ever 4x400 split by an American woman).

Fun Facts

  • icon of ice cream coneMy splurge is Ben and Jerry's Oatmeal Cookie Chunk ice cream.
  • icon of headphonesI listen to Beyoncé’s Diva to pump me up for a race.
  • icon of a quote bubbleMy favorite quote is "To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift” -Steve Prefontaine.
  • icon of a bicyleWhen I'm not running, I like to ride my bike and roller blade!
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Allyson Felix