Mason Finley

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Mason Finley
Personal information
Nationality American
Born (1990-10-07) October 7, 1990 (age 23)
Kansas City, Missouri
Height 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Weight 325 lb (147 kg)
Sport
Sport Shot put, discus throw
College team University of Kansas

Mason Finley (born October 7, 1990), is an American shot putter and discus thrower.

Personal[edit]

Finley was born in Kansas City, Missouri.[1] He attended Buena Vista High School in Buena Vista, Colorado and then the University of Kansas before switching to the University of Wyoming [2]


For his high school dominance, Finley was named to the ESPN RISE 2000s All-Decade High School Track & Field Team.[3]

Career[edit]

Finley set a US national high school record in discus with a throw of 236 feet 6 inches (72.09 m) during the High Altitude Challenge in Alamosa, Colorado. He also won gold medals in shot put and discus throw at the 2009 Pan American Junior Athletics Championships in Port of Spain, Trinidad. As a Freshman at Kansas, he was All American in the shot put and the discus. His best throws as a Freshman are 60.12m (197–3 ft.)in the discus and 20.68 meters (67-10.25 ft.) in the shot.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Student-Athlete of the Week: Mason Finley, Buena Vista", Denver Post, May 3, 2009 
  2. ^ "Finley transfers to Wyoming", Wyoming Track and Field, August 22, 2012 
  3. ^ "Boys track All-Decade All-Americans", ESPN RISE, December 23, 2009 

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