Valarie Allman wins Gold for track and field athlete In Tokyo Olympic for Team USA

Date: August 3, 2021 Posted by: Rohit Gupta In: Trending News

Valarie Allman wins Gold for track and field athlete In Tokyo Olympic for Team USA

In her Olympic debut, Valarie Allman brought home the gold medal in the women’s discus throw. Her first attempt traveled 68.98 meters and was enough to secure the gold. She’s the third American woman to win gold in the event, joining Stephanie Brown Trafton from 2008 and Lillian Copeland from 1932. It was the first gold medal in track and field for Team USA at the Tokyo Olympics.

Valarie Allman wins Gold

Allman won the gold medal in discus on Monday for the first gold in track and field for the U.S. team at the Tokyo Olympics and the first discus medal won by an American woman since 2008.

How about that for a women’s discus final?

First place medal Valarie Allman 68.98m
Second place medal Kristin Pudenz 66.86m
Third place medal Yaime Pérez 65.72m

Who is Valarie Allman?

Valarie Carolyn Allman (born February 23, 1995) is an American track and field athlete specializing in the discus throw. She won the gold medal at the 2020 Summer Olympics.

Personal information
Born February 23, 1995 (age 26)
Newark, Delaware, United States

Education Stanford University

Sport Track and field

Event(s) Discus throw

College team Stanford Cardinal

Medal Record

Olympic Games
Gold 2020 Tokyo Discus throw

NACAC Championships in Athletics
Silver medal – second place 2018 Toronto Discus

World Junior Championships in Athletics
Silver medal – second place 2014 Eugene Discus

Silver medal – second place 2017 Taipei Discus

Valarie Allman wins Gold In Tokyo Olympic 2020

Allman was a seven time All-American at Stanford University. She went on to represent her country at the 2017 Summer Universiade, where she won a silver medal, and the 2017 World Championships, where she did not qualify for the final. She was the 2018 National Champion. Also, she earned bronze at the 2018 Athletics World Cup and silver at the 2018 NACAC Championships.

Allman’s personal best in the event is 70.15 m (230 ft 1+3⁄4 in) set at the Ironwood Throws Center Invitational in Rathdrum, Idaho, in 2020.

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