Walter Dix is one of the greatest retired sprinters to ever step foot in the Olympics and championships competitions who represented America.
Is Walter Dix married?
American sprinter Walter Dix came to the limelight after winning many competitions including two bronze medals at Bejing Olympic in 2008. Dix, however, is a private person and isn't active on social media platforms except for Twitter.
In addition, being a famous athlete, Dix might have girlfriends in the past or even married. But because of his very secretive lifestyle, it's impossible to know the current relationship status of the retired runner who is in his thirties.
Currently, Dix lives a lavish life with his family without showcasing his personal life to the media and the public.
Walter Dix - Two-time Olympics Medalist
American runner Walter Dixfollowed his father's footsteps for becoming a sprinter and began his journey in 2004, after joining FSU where he showed his worth and prove his real spot as a sprinter.
The two years of Walter at FSU were excellent, with him winning his first indoor NCAA in the 200m race where he won an unbreakable record with just 19.69 seconds with four NCAA Division wins.
Moreover, Walter conquered outdoor competitions with winning all three US National level titles at the NCCA Championships in the year 2005 where he beat Tyson Gay. And, that gave him further momentum to compete at the global level.
The breakthrough in Dix's running career came after qualifying for the 2008 Summer Olympics. At the biggest sporting event in the world Tokyo Olympics, Dix bagged the bronze medal in 100m finishing third after Usain Bolt and Richard Thompson.
The net worth accumulated by Walter Dix is estimated to be no less than $10 million. Most of his earning came from his career as an athlete as well as a few sponsored deals and merchandise. Walter got a multi-million deal with famous sportswear brand Nike in 2009. In addition, his success in the previous Olympics and championships got him almost $1 million as a prize for his runner-up medals.
Quick Facts of Walter Dix
- Dix won a silver medal in 100m race finishing second at the World Championship held in Daegu, South Korea.
- Had his final show at the 2012 US Olympic Trials where he was injured.
- Walter Dix has two brothers older than him, named Alex Dix and William Dix.
- Throughout the career, Dix won the Diamond League in 200m eight times.
- Son of Plinnie Dix, coach of New River Middle School.
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