Felix Sanchez of Dominican Republic celebrates after competing in the Men's 400m Hurdles Semi Final on Day 8 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 4 2012 (Getty Images)
Felix Sanchez of Dominican Republic celebrates after competing in the Men's 400m Hurdles Semi Final on Day 8 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 4 2012 (Getty Images)
  • COUNTRY Dominican Republic Dominican Republic
  • DATE OF BIRTH 30 AUG 1977
Personal Best - Outdoor
Performance Wind Place Date
100 Metres 10.45 +1.6 Los Angeles, CA 09 APR 2005
200 Metres 20.87 +1.2 Irvine, CA 06 MAY 2001
400 Metres 44.90 Gateshead 19 AUG 2001
800 Metres 1:48.99 Los Angeles (Westwood), CA 14 APR 2012
400 Metres Hurdles 47.25 Paris Saint-Denis (Stade de France) 29 AUG 2003
Personal Best - Indoor
Performance Wind Place Date
400 Metres 46.68 Glasgow 18 MAR 2001
400 Metres Hurdles 48.78 Val-de-Reuil 18 FEB 2012
Progression - Outdoor showShow All Graphs
100 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Wind Place Date
2005 10.45 +1.6 Los Angeles, CA 09 APR
200 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Wind Place Date
2005 20.88 +1.6 Los Angeles, CA 09 APR
2001 20.87 +1.2 Irvine, CA 06 MAY
400 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2012 45.34 Los Angeles (OC), CA 05 MAY
2010 45.99 San Diego, CA 24 APR
2009 45.82 Los Angeles, CA 09 MAY
2006 46.19 Walnut, CA 15 APR
2005 46.32 Walnut, CA 17 APR
2005 46.32 Walnut, CA 17 APR
2004 46.28 Santo Domingo 01 MAY
2003 45.22 Ciudad de México 03 MAY
2002 45.14 London 23 AUG
2001 44.90 Gateshead 19 AUG
800 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2012 1:48.99 Los Angeles (Westwood), CA 14 APR
2006 1:51.15 Los Angeles (Westwood), CA 08 APR
400 Metres Hurdles Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2014 48.91 Paris Saint-Denis 05 JUL
2013 48.10 Moskva (Luzhniki) 13 AUG
2012 47.63 London (OP) 06 AUG
2011 48.74 Daegu 29 AUG
2010 48.17 Lausanne 08 JUL
2009 48.34 Berlin 16 AUG
2008 51.10 Beijing (National Stadium) 15 AUG
2007 48.01 Osaka (Nagai Stadium) 28 AUG
2006 49.10 Padova 01 SEP
2005 48.24 Helsinki 07 AUG
2004 47.63 Athína (Olympic Stadium) 26 AUG
2003 47.25 Paris Saint-Denis (Stade de France) 29 AUG
2002 47.35 Zürich 16 AUG
2001 47.38 Zürich 17 AUG
2000 48.33 Athína 28 JUN
1999 48.60 Winnipeg 28 JUL
1997 50.01 Indianapolis, IN 13 JUN
1996 51.19 Cerritos, CA 18 MAY
1995 51.33 Walnut, CA 24 JUN
Progression - Indoor showShow All Graphs
400 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2010 47.42 Valencia, ESP 06 MAR
2001 46.68 Glasgow 18 MAR
400 Metres Hurdles Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2013 51.62 Bordeaux 26 JAN
2012 48.78 Val-de-Reuil 18 FEB
2011 49.76 Birmingham, GBR 19 FEB
2010 49.73 Val-de-Reuil 06 FEB
Honours - 400 Metres
Rank Mark Wind Place Date
18th IAAF Grand Prix Final 5 45.25 Paris (Charléty) 14 SEP 2002
8th IAAF World Indoor Championships 4sf2 47.29 Lisboa (Atlantic Pavillion) 10 MAR 2001
Honours - 400 Metres Hurdles
Rank Mark Wind Place Date
14th IAAF World Championships 5 48.22 Moskva (Luzhniki) 15 AUG 2013
The XXX Olympic Games 1 47.63 London (OP) 06 AUG 2012
13th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 4 48.87 Daegu 01 SEP 2011
12th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 8 50.11 Berlin 18 AUG 2009
The XXIX Olympic Games 5h4 51.10 Beijing (National Stadium) 15 AUG 2008
5th IAAF World Athletics Final 7 49.61 Stuttgart 22 SEP 2007
11th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 2 48.01 Osaka (Nagai Stadium) 28 AUG 2007
10th IAAF World Championships in Athletics f DNF Helsinki 09 AUG 2005
28th Olympic Games 1 47.63 Athína (Olympic Stadium) 26 AUG 2004
1st IAAF World Athletics Final 1 47.80 Monaco 14 SEP 2003
9th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 1 47.25 Paris Saint-Denis (Stade de France) 29 AUG 2003
18th IAAF Grand Prix Final 1 47.62 Paris (Charléty) 14 SEP 2002
8th IAAF World Championships 1 47.49 Edmonton 10 AUG 2001
27th Olympic Games 7sf2 49.69 Sydney 25 SEP 2000
7th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 4h2 49.67 Sevilla 24 AUG 1999