The Great Felix Sanchez Officially Retires
EME NEWS (APR 26, 2016)
SANTO DOMINGO (DOM): Double Olympic gold medalist (2004 and 2012) at 400 m hurdles and best Dominican Republic athlete ever Felix Sanchez announced his retirement at age of 38. He was also double World champion in 2001 and 2003. His area record 47.25 comes from winning the World title in 2003 in Paris. He competed at 4 Olympic Games and 8 World Championships. He made the announcement from his home in Los Angeles via video conference at the headquarters of the Dominican Olympic Committee (COD) through the Skype service. Sanchez plans to be in Rio as commentator.
We at TC Management congratulate Two-Time Olympic Champion Felix Sanchez on an amazing career as he has chosen to retire this year. An amazing client, athlete, and friend, we wish him the best as he moves forward.
Felix had an amazing career spanning more than 15 years at the elite level. During that time he won 2 Olympic Gold Medals and 2 World Championships Golds in the 400m Hurdles. He had an undefeated streak of 43 races in which included his two World Championship individual Golds.
Thank you for all your hard work and contribution to Track and Field. You will be missed.
2 x Olympic champion
2 x World champion
1 x World Championships Silver medallist
1 x Pan American Games winner
1 x World Athletics Final winner
1 x World (Continental) Cup winner
5 x World Championships finalist
3 x Pan American Games Bronze medallist
1 x Grand Prix Final winner
13 x Golden League meeting winner
2 x Pan American Games finalist
2 x CAC Championships Silver medallist
1 x NCAA champion
1 x World Athletics Final finalist
1 x CAC Championships Bronze medallist
1 x NACAC Championships finalist