Leroy Dixon (born June 20, 1983) is an American sprinter who specializes in the 100 metres. He won the gold medal in 4 x 100 metres relay at the 2007 World Championships, together with Darvis Patton, Wallace Spearmon and Tyson Gay. Individually, he competed in 60 metres at the 2008 World Indoor Championships without reaching the final. In 2007, Dixon won the Gold Medal in 4x100 relay in Osaka, Japan. He was ranked 4th in the U.S. and 6th in the world in the 100 meters. In 2010, he was ranked 5th in the U.S. and 10th in the world in the 100 meters.

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  • Leroy Dixon (* 20. Juni 1983 in South Bend, Indiana) ist ein US-amerikanischer Leichtathlet. Den bisher größten Erfolg seiner Karriere feierte er als Mitglied der US-amerikanischen 4-mal-100-Meter-Staffel. Bei den Leichtathletik-Weltmeisterschaften 2007 in Ōsaka gewann er gemeinsam mit Darvis Patton, Wallace Spearmon und Tyson Gay die Goldmedaille in der Weltjahresbestzeit von 37,78 s vor den Staffeln aus Jamaika und Großbritannien. Bei den Hallenweltmeisterschaften 2008 in Valencia erreichte er im 60-Meter-Lauf das Halbfinale. Bei den US-amerikanischen Ausscheidungswettkämpfen (Trials) für die Olympischen Spiele 2008 in Peking stellte er in der Viertelfinalrunde eine neue persönliche Bestzeit von 10,02 s auf. Als Gesamtsechster der Trials verpasste er jedoch schließlich die Qualifikation für die Olympia-Mannschaft. Leroy Dixon hat bei einer Körpergröße von 1,78 m ein Wettkampfgewicht von 72 kg. Er wird von John Smith trainiert. (de)
  • LeRoy Dixon (né le 20 juin 1983 en South Bend, Indiana) est un athlète américain, spécialiste du sprint. Il mesure 1,68 m pour 66 kg. (fr)
  • In carriera è stato campione mondiale della staffetta 4×100 metri a Osaka 2007. (it)
  • Leroy Dixon (South Bend, 20 juni 1983) is een Amerikaanse sprinter, die is gespecialiseerd in de 100 m. Hij werd wereldkampioen op de 4 x 100 m estafette. (nl)
  • リロイ・ディクソン(Leroy Dixon、1983年6月20日 ‐ )は、アメリカ合衆国の陸上競技選手。専門は短距離走。100mで10秒02、200mで20秒44、室内60mで6秒56の自己ベストを持つ。2007年大阪世界選手権男子4×100mリレーの金メダリストである。 (ja)
  • Leroy Dixon (ur. 20 czerwca 1983 w South Bend) – amerykański lekkoatleta specjalizujący się w biegach sprinterskich. (pl)
  • Leroy Dixon (born June 20, 1983) is an American sprinter who specializes in the 100 metres. He won the gold medal in 4 x 100 metres relay at the 2007 World Championships, together with Darvis Patton, Wallace Spearmon and Tyson Gay. Individually, he competed in 60 metres at the 2008 World Indoor Championships without reaching the final. His personal best time over 100 metres is 10.02 seconds, achieved in June 2008 in Eugene. His personal best time over 60 metres is 6.56 seconds, achieved in February 2008 in Boston. In the 200 metres, he has run 20.44 seconds, achieved in June 2006 in Indianapolis. Dixon lettered in football, basketball, and track & field throughout high school at the former LaSalle High School, South Bend, Indiana. His notoriety as a student-athlete was furthered at the University of South Carolina, where he majored in Criminal Justice. There, he earned an All-American honors and was an NCAA finalist. In 2007, he signed with Hudson-Smith International (HSI) Agency through talent agent, Emmanuel Hudson. He trained under the roof of the UCLA field with John Smith, a sports guru and coaching legend who holds the record for coaching the most Olympic gold medalists in track & field, such as Maurice Green, Quincy Watts, and Ato Boldon. In 2007, Dixon won the Gold Medal in 4x100 relay in Osaka, Japan. He was ranked 4th in the U.S. and 6th in the world in the 100 meters. In 2008, he was a U.S. Indoor runner-up and qualified for the Indoor World Championships. He also qualified for the Beijing Olympics, despite being in a cast just 4 weeks before the Olympic trials due to a stress fracture in his fibula. He was ranked 8th in the world and 4th in the U.S. in the 100 meters. In 2009, he made the outdoor world championship team but could not participate due to injuries. He ranked 6th in the U.S. in the 100 meters. In 2010, he was ranked 5th in the U.S. and 10th in the world in the 100 meters. Dixon was awarded a street name and the keys to his hometown of South Bend, Indiana. He has traveled to over 40 different countries and enjoys mentoring up-and-coming athletes around the world. Currently, he serves as the face and spokesperson for the Blink Campaign, a national awareness campaign for HIV & Aids. He is also a strong advocate for safety and prevention of diseases, especially cancer, as his Mother was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2008. In 2011 Dixon signed with Icon Management under Kimberly Holland, who is best recognized for managing the most gold medalists in the 2008 Olympics. He also trains under a new coach, Bob Kersee, whose expertise produced talents such as Florence Griffith Joyner, Gail Devers, and Jackie Joyner-Kersee. (en)
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  • LeRoy Dixon (né le 20 juin 1983 en South Bend, Indiana) est un athlète américain, spécialiste du sprint. Il mesure 1,68 m pour 66 kg. (fr)
  • In carriera è stato campione mondiale della staffetta 4×100 metri a Osaka 2007. (it)
  • Leroy Dixon (South Bend, 20 juni 1983) is een Amerikaanse sprinter, die is gespecialiseerd in de 100 m. Hij werd wereldkampioen op de 4 x 100 m estafette. (nl)
  • リロイ・ディクソン(Leroy Dixon、1983年6月20日 ‐ )は、アメリカ合衆国の陸上競技選手。専門は短距離走。100mで10秒02、200mで20秒44、室内60mで6秒56の自己ベストを持つ。2007年大阪世界選手権男子4×100mリレーの金メダリストである。 (ja)
  • Leroy Dixon (ur. 20 czerwca 1983 w South Bend) – amerykański lekkoatleta specjalizujący się w biegach sprinterskich. (pl)
  • Leroy Dixon (* 20. Juni 1983 in South Bend, Indiana) ist ein US-amerikanischer Leichtathlet. Den bisher größten Erfolg seiner Karriere feierte er als Mitglied der US-amerikanischen 4-mal-100-Meter-Staffel. Bei den Leichtathletik-Weltmeisterschaften 2007 in Ōsaka gewann er gemeinsam mit Darvis Patton, Wallace Spearmon und Tyson Gay die Goldmedaille in der Weltjahresbestzeit von 37,78 s vor den Staffeln aus Jamaika und Großbritannien. Leroy Dixon hat bei einer Körpergröße von 1,78 m ein Wettkampfgewicht von 72 kg. Er wird von John Smith trainiert. (de)
  • Leroy Dixon (born June 20, 1983) is an American sprinter who specializes in the 100 metres. He won the gold medal in 4 x 100 metres relay at the 2007 World Championships, together with Darvis Patton, Wallace Spearmon and Tyson Gay. Individually, he competed in 60 metres at the 2008 World Indoor Championships without reaching the final. In 2007, Dixon won the Gold Medal in 4x100 relay in Osaka, Japan. He was ranked 4th in the U.S. and 6th in the world in the 100 meters. In 2010, he was ranked 5th in the U.S. and 10th in the world in the 100 meters. (en)
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