Aretha Thurmond

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Aretha Thurmond
Aretha Thurmond - 2010 Meeting Areva.jpg
Thurmond at the 2010 Meeting Areva
Personal information
Born (1976-08-14) August 14, 1976 (age 37)
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 95 kg (209 lb)
Country  United States
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Discus
Updated on 14 August 2012.

Aretha Thurmond, née Hill (born 14 August 1976 in Seattle) is an American discus thrower, whose personal best distance is 65.86 metres, achieved in March 2004 in Marietta.


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing the  United States
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 34th (q) 56.04 m
1999 Pan American Games Winnipeg, Canada 1st 59.06 m
2003 Pan American Games Santo Domingo, Dom. Rep. 1st 63.30 m
World Athletics Final Monte Carlo, Monaco 2nd
2004 Olympic Games Athens, Greece 19th (q) 58.82 m
World Athletics Final Monte Carlo, Monaco 4th
2005 World Athletics Final Monte Carlo, Monaco 3rd
2006 World Athletics Final Stuttgart, Germany 5th
World Cup Athens, Greece 2nd
2009 World Championships Berlin, Germany 10th 59.89 m
2011 Pan American Games Guadalajara, Mexico 2nd 59.53 m
2012 Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 25th (q) 59.39 m

External links[edit]