It was announced this past week that American gold medalist, Allyson Felix, has signed a personal endorsement deal with Chobani Yogurt ahead of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. The yogurt company will hope that their partner will once again take home some more gold medals during this year’s Olympics.
Allyson Felix is a Los Angeles, California native and in high school amazingly dead lifted 270 pounds. In 2003, Felix was named the High School Athlete of the Year by Track and Field News and the next year she Mexico City, Felix ran the 200 meter in a blazing 22.11 seconds, the fastest in the history for a high school girl. After high school, Felix signed with Adidas deciding to forgo a track career in college but Felix has since graduated with a degree in elementary education from the University of Southern California. At just 18 Felix participated in the 2004 Athens Olympics and won the silver while also setting a World junior record with a time of 22.18 in the 200 meter. The following year, Felix became the youngest gold medalist ever in the World Championships in Helsinki and then repeated two years later in Osaka. In 2008, Felix again won the silver medal in the 200 meter but did help the American team take home the gold medal in the 4×100 meter relay in Beijing. Four years later at the 2012 Olympics in London, Felix did not disappoint by winning the gold in three different events. Felix and her teammates took home the gold’s in both the 4×100 meter relay and the 4×400 meter relay and she won the gold in the 200 meter. Since the 2012 Olympics, Felix has won enough World medals to give her the most World gold medals and most total World medals ever by an American.
This past week it was announced that American track star, Allyson Felix, has signed an endorsement deal with Chobani Yogurt. The partnership should prove beneficial for both Felix and the yogurt company, especially if Felix can continue her recent dominance and take home more gold medals.
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