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Sunder Nix

Full name: Sunder Lamont Nix
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8.5 (175 cm)
Weight: 143 lbs (65 kg)
Born: December 2, 1961 in Birmingham, Alabama, United States
Affiliations: Athletics West, Eugene (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Sunder Nix was a 400 metre runner who ran that event at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics, and helped the US win gold in the 4x400 relay. He also won a bronze medal in the 4x4 at the 1983 World Championships, where he also earned a bronze medal in the 400. Nix ran in college at Indiana University where he was third in the 400 at the 1983 NCAA Meet, finishing fourth in 1984. He won the 1983 TAC Meet 400, and then finished third at the 1984 Olympic Trials to make the US team. His best year was 1983 when he was ranked #1 in the United States and #2 in the world in the 400 metres. Nix later continued to compete in masters’ meets.

Personal Best: 400 – 44.68 (1982).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 22 Los Angeles Athletics Men's 400 metres United States USA 5
1984 Summer 22 Los Angeles Athletics Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay United States USA 1 Gold

Men's 400 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(A) RT L
1984 Summer 22 Los Angeles Athletics United States Final 5 44.75 0,243 6
1984 Summer 22 Los Angeles Athletics United States Semi-Finals Heat One 4 QU 45.41 6
1984 Summer 22 Los Angeles Athletics United States Quarter-Finals Heat Two 2 QU 45.31 5
1984 Summer 22 Los Angeles Athletics United States Round One Heat Seven 1 QU 45.42 2

Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(A) ST
1984 Summer 22 Los Angeles Athletics United States USA Final 1 2:57.91 45,59
1984 Summer 22 Los Angeles Athletics United States USA Semi-Finals Heat One 1 QU 3:00.19
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