USC Renames Track Field After Olympian Allyson Felix

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Sports Illustrated

By Nick Selbe Felix, a seven-time Olympic gold medalist, receives a prestigious honor from her alma mater. After seven gold medals across four different Games, Allyson Felix’s Olympics career has come to a close. But that doesn’t mean the honors have stopped flowing in. Felix—who last month was named Sports Illustrated‘s Muhammad Ali Legacy Award—received another distinction on Wednesday when her alma mater, USC, renamed its track field after her. Felix, a Los Angeles native, graduated from USC in 2008 with a degree in elementary education. With 11 total medals, she’s the most decorated Americ…

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