Jarred Rome

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Jarred Rome
Personal information
Nationality American
Born (1976-12-21) December 21, 1976 (age 37)
Seattle, Washington, U.S.
Residence Chula Vista, CA USA Olympic Training Center U.S.
Height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight 315 lb (143 kg)
Sport
Sport Track and Field
Event(s) Discus Throw, Shot Put
Club Nike
Coached by Art Venegas, and Bud Rasmussen
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) Discus Throw: 68.76m
Shot Put: 20.41m

Jarred Rome (born December 21, 1976) is an American discus thrower. His personal best throw is 68.76 metres, achieved in 7, August 2011 in Chula Vista. He currently is the Throws Coach at Concordia University in Portland, Oregon. He graduated in 2000 from Boise State University and was inducted into the Boise State Hall of Fame in 2007

Achievements[edit]

Jarred won the 2011 USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Eugene Oregon, this was his 4th consecutive world championship berth. His throw of 63.99m or 209 feet 11 inches gave him his 1st USA championship win. In College at Boise State University he has both the Indoor and Outdoor Shot Put (I62'6) (O63'11.75) and Outdoor Discus (210'00) School records and was the runner up in the 1997 NCAA Outdoor Championships. Was a 6 time All American while attending Boise State.

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing the  United States
2001 Universiade Beijing, China 8th
2004 Olympic Games Athens, Greece 13th 61.55 m
2005 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 7th 64.22 m
2006 World Athletics Final Stuttgart, Germany 7th 67.25 m
2011 Pan American Games Guadalajara, Mexico 2nd 61.71 m

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