Greg Nixon

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Greg Nixon
Medal record
Men's athletics
Representing the  United States
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2011 Daegu 4×400 m relay
World Indoor Championships
Gold medal – first place 2008 Valencia 4x400 m relay
Gold medal – first place 2010 Doha 4x400 m relay

Greg Nixon (born September 12, 1981) is an American sprinter who specialises in the 400 meters. His success has come mostly in the 400m and 4×400-meter relay, he is a 3x World Champion and a 2x USA Champion.

His first major medal came at the Athletics at the 2007 Pan American Games, where he led off the American relay team to win a silver medal. At the 2008 IAAF World Indoor Championships, Nixon finished third in his 400 m heat with a time of 47.64. He also won a gold medal in the 4 × 400 m relay.

At the 2010 IAAF World Indoor Championships, Nixon won a second gold medal in the 4 × 400 m relay.[1] He ran a 400 m personal best of 44.61 seconds winning his second USA 400m title at the 2010 USA Championships, out of lane 8.

At the 2011 USA Championships, Nixon reached the podium again to make the 2011 World Champion team. He went on to win another gold medal for team USA.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Men's 4x400 m relay". IAAF. March 14, 2010. Retrieved March 14, 2010.

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