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Fred Dixon

Full name: Frederick Arthur "Fred" Dixon
Gender: Male
Height: 6-3.5 (193 cm)
Weight: 187 lbs (85 kg)
Born: November 5, 1949 in Los Angeles, California, United States
Affiliations: Tobias Striders
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Fred Dixon won the AAU decathlon in 1977 and was second in the 1975 Pan American Games decathlon. He competed thru the 1984 Olympic Trials, but injuries made him well past his best. Dixon was world-ranked #1 in 1977 and #2 in 1975 by Track & Field News.

Personal Bests: 100 – 10.3 (1975); 400 – 47.8 (1975); 1500 – unknown; 110H – 14.0 (1975); HJ – unknown; PV – 4.59 (15-1) (1977); LJ – 7.56 (24-9¾) (1977); SP – 15.65 (51-4¼) (1975); DT – 47.14 (154-8) (1977); JT – 68.73 (225-6) (1974); Dec – 8397 (1977).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Athletics Men's Decathlon United States USA 23

Men's Decathlon

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank P(1971AT) P(1977AT) P(1985AT) T(A) D P(1977T) P(1985T) H C/F/P T(H) P(1971HT)
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Athletics United States Final Standings 23 6.754 6.754 6.808
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Athletics United States 100 metres 8T 819 874 10.94
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Athletics United States 100 metres Heat Two 2 819 874 10.94
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Athletics United States Long jump 23 6.91 802 792
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Athletics United States Long jump Round One NP 6.72
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Athletics United States Long jump Round Two NP 6.91
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Athletics United States Long jump Round Three NP 6.69
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Athletics United States Shot put 9 14.44 755 755
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Athletics United States Shot put Round One NP foul
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Athletics United States Shot put Round Two NP 14.30
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Athletics United States Shot put Round Three NP 14.44
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Athletics United States High jump 2T 882 831 2.03
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Athletics United States High jump 1.88 metres NP xo
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Athletics United States High jump 1.94 metres NP o
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Athletics United States High jump 2.00 metres NP xxo
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Athletics United States High jump 2.03 metres NP xo
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Athletics United States High jump 2.06 metres NP xxx
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Athletics United States 400 metres 9 880 891 48.38 48.4 880
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Athletics United States 400 metres Heat Four 5 881 891 48.38 48.4 880
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Athletics United States 110 metre hurdles 26 574 514 18.11
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Athletics United States 110 metre hurdles Heat One 8 574 514 18.11
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Athletics United States Discus throw 5 45.82 797 784
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Athletics United States Discus throw Round One NP 45.82
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Athletics United States Discus throw Round Two NP 45.14
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Athletics United States Discus throw Round Three NP 45.66
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Athletics United States Pole vault AC NH 0 0
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Athletics United States Pole vault 4.30 metres NP xxx
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Athletics United States Javelin throw 14 55.96 711 677
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Athletics United States Javelin throw Round One NP pass
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Athletics United States Javelin throw Round Two NP 45.64
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Athletics United States Javelin throw Round Three NP 55.96
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Athletics United States 1,500 metres 15 534 690 4:38.49
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Athletics United States 1,500 metres Heat One 4 4:38.49
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