Allyson Felix

Allyson Felix hopes to help Los Angeles stay in the running for 2024 Olympics

Allyson Felix hopes to help Los Angeles stay in the running for 2024 Olympics

It seems that Allyson Felix showed up a little late.

Born in 1985, she just missed the Olympic Games in Los Angeles and, more specifically, the track and field competition at the Coliseum.

Her family has pictures from that summer. People she knows — older people — have told her how much fun it was. “Everyone has such great stories,” she said.

A tinge of envy has stuck with Felix over the years as she has become a star sprinter, winning nine medals in Games spanning from Athens in 2004 to Rio de Janeiro last August.

So many times, stepping up to the starting line at the Olympics, she has heard the cheering for hometown...

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