Walter Dix is a former Amerian sprinter who specialized in the 100 meters and 200 meters. He is also the fifth-fastest 200-meter runner ever with the best of 19.53 seconds.
Additionally, he has broken the 10-second barrier in the 100 meters, with a best of 9.88 seconds.
He was born on January 31, 1986, in Coral Springs, Florida, United States. He holds the American nationality, however, his ethnicity is unknown.
Talking about his parents, his father’s name is Washington Dix, who is a former sprinter and track coach at New River Middle School while his mother Plinnie Dix, is a high school teacher. Moreover, he has two older brothers named Alex and Willian, who also were track runners.
For education, Walter went to Coral Springs High School. Later he joined the Florida State Univerity.
He has a height of 6 feet 1 inch and weighs 80kg. He has brown eyes with black hair.
There is no information regarding his relationship status. He has not talked about his relationship.
He is active on twitter where he has more than 5k followers. However, he is absent on Facebook and Twitter.
Walter Dix started his athletics career from a young age, specializing in sprinting and the long jump.
He also made an amazing record in his school career. In 2004, he recorded 10.28 seconds in the 100 meters in his final year at Coral Springs High School.
In late 2004, he began attending Florida State University (FSU), working with coach Bob Braman. At his first regional meeting for the university, he won the 60-meter dash, 200 m, and 4×4 meter relay. He also became the Atlantic Coast Conference rookie of the year.
In the second year at FSU, he won his first indoor NCAA title in the 200 m and was runner-up in the 60 m. He completed a 200 m NCAA Championship double by taking the outdoor title, and he also finished as runner-up in the 100 m, second to Xavier Carter.
Before turning professional following his senior season, Dix became the third most decorated track athlete in NCAA history.
Dix capped his 2008 senior campaign by winning bronze medals in the 100 and 200 at the Beijing Olympic Games. He finished the Olympics as the only American sprinter to medal in two individual events.
He has an estimated net worth of around $1 million but his salary is not revealed yet.