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Walter Dix doesn't run in 200 meters

Updated: June 29, 2012, 7:02 PM ET
Associated Press

EUGENE, Ore. -- Some of the biggest names in American sprinting were on the sideline and not in the starting blocks for the opening round of the 200 meters.

As expected, Justin Gatlin and Tyson Gay didn't run in the event Friday at Olympic track trials.

But the absence of Olympic bronze medalist Walter Dix was a bit of a surprise. Dix was hampered by a sore left hamstring that slowed him in the 100, but he thought he might be ready for the 200.

Now, Dix's only option for ...

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