Felix Sanchez is a two-time Olympic gold medalist in the 400-meter hurdles, winning gold medals in 2004 and 2012. He also holds the 2001 and 2003 World Championship title in the 400-meter hurdles. Just before turning 36, Felix set the Masters M35 World Record with a time of 48.10. An American by birth, he is of Dominican descent and competed for the Dominican Republic. He earned two of the three Olympic gold medals ever won by an athlete from the Dominican Republic.