Kurt Felix (athlete)
Kurt Felix in 2017
|Born||4 July 1988|
St. George's, Grenada
|Height||1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|Weight||62 kg (137 lb)|
|College team||Boise State Broncos|
|Achievements and titles|
|Personal best(s)||Decathlon: 8509, Ratingen, Germany|
|Updated on 29 August 2016.|
Kurt Felix (born 4 July 1988) is a Grenadian athlete who competes in the decathlon. He was the NCAA 2012 Division I Decathlon Champion and was named the Mountain West Men's Outdoor Track and Field Student-Athlete of the Year. He competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics and the 2016 Summer Olympics and won the Bronze Medal at the 2014 Commonwealth Games. On 24–25 July 2017, Kurt participated in the 21st Stadtwerke Ratingen Mehrkampf-meeting which was part of the IAAF Combined Events Challenge. He placed second at the meet with a score of 8509 points and was able to set a meeting record in the Javelin Throw with a distance of 72.80m.
On 5 January 2018 at the National Sports Awards, Kurt received the Presidential Award of Merrit for 2017 from the Grenada Olympic Committee. He opened his 2018 Season by taking part in the Hepathlon competition at the World Indoor Championships but did not finish his even. He then competed in the Commonwealth games where he finished forth in the decathlon with 7756 points.
His younger brother Lindon Victor is also a decathlete.
|100 m||10.91 s (wind: +1.4 m/s)||Toronto||22 Jul 2015|
|Long jump||7.74 m (wind: +1.9 m/s)||Austin, Texas||28 Mar 2012|
|Shot put||15.31 m||Ratingen||24 June 2017|
|High jump||2.15 m||Mesa, Arizona||10 Apr 2009|
|400 m||48.63 s A||Air Force Academy, Colorado||9 May 2012|
|400 m||48.63 s||Tucson, Arizona||9 Apr 2015|
|110 m hurdles||14.58 s (wind: -0.2 m/s)||Beijing, China||29 August 2015|
|Discus throw||50.82 m||Lafayette, Indiana||22 April 2017|
|Pole vault||4.60 m||Toronto||22 Jul 2015|
|Pole vault||4.60 m||Des Moines, Iowa||7 Jun 2012|
|Javelin throw||72.80 m||Ratingen||25 June 2017|
|1500 m||4:30.53 min||Rio De Janeiro, Brazil||18 Aug 2016|
|Decathlon||8509 pts||Ratingen||25 June 2017|
|60 m||7.00 s||Portland, Oregon||18 March 2016|
|Long jump||7.66 m||Nampa, Idaho||10 Feb 2012|
|Shot put||15.02 m||Portland, Oregon||18 March 2016|
|High jump||2.17 m||Nampa, Idaho||24 Feb 2011|
|60 m hurdles||8.31 s||South Bend||20 February 2016|
|Pole vault||4.61 m||West Lafayette||13 Feb 2016|
|1000 m||2:42.91 min||College Station, Texas||12 Mar 2011|
|Heptathlon||5986 pts||Portland||19 March 2016|
- Kurt Felix at World Athletics
- Felix Named MW Outdoor Track & Field Athlete of the Year, Boise State Broncos, p. po, retrieved 23 July 2015
- Kurt Felix - Biography, Commonwealth Games Federation, retrieved 28 December 2014
- "Glasgow 2014 - Kurt Felix Profile". g2014results.thecgf.com. Retrieved 18 August 2017.
- "Decathlon Men 21st Stadtwerke Ratingen Mehrkampf-Meeting". IAAF. Retrieved 13 December 2018.
- GRENADA’S LINDON VICTOR WINS DECATHLON GOLD AT COMMONWEALTH GAMES Grenada broadcast. 10 April 2018