July 20, 2012
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Allyson Felix, 26, Track and Field

Country: United States


Allyson Felix won silver medals in Athens (2004) and Beijing (2008) and has her sights set on her first gold medal this year in London. Felix ran the 200-meter sprint in her previous two Olympics. This year she will also run the 100-meter sprint.  If she wins both events, she will become the first female since 1988 to do so.  “I could do something pretty cool,” Felix told TIME.

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