DeAnna Price

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DeAnna Price
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Personal information
Full name DeAnna Marie Price
Born (1993-06-08) June 8, 1993 (age 25)
St. Charles, Missouri, United States[1]
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)[2]
Weight 109 kg (240 lb)
Sport Track and field
Event(s) Hammer throw
College team Southern Illinois University
Updated on 8 September 2018.

DeAnna Marie Price (born June 8, 1993, in Moscow Mills, Missouri) is an American track and field athlete competing primarily in the hammer throw.[3] She represented her country at the 2015 World Championships in Beijing[4] without qualifying for the final. A month before the World Championships, Price finished fourth at the 2015 Pan American Games.[5] Then two weeks later. Price picked up her first international medal by taking a silver behind Campbell at the 2015 NACAC Championships.[6] DeAnna Price placed third in hammer behind Team USA teammates Amber Campbell and Gwen Berry at the 2016 United States Olympic Trials[7] and represented the United States at 2016 Olympics, finishing eighth.[8]

Her personal best in the hammer is 78.12 m (256 ft 3 in), the (pending) American record, set at the 2018 National Championships. The throw ranks her at the #4 women's thrower in history.

While throwing for Southern Illinois University, she won back to back NCAA titles in the hammer throw. Has endured a series of injuries and only has one kidney.[9]

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing the  United States
2012 World Junior Championships Barcelona, Spain 18th (q) 57.82 m
2015 Pan American Games Toronto, Canada 4th 68.84 m
NACAC Championships San José, Costa Rica 2nd 71.27 m
World Championships Beijing, China 18th (q) 68.69 m
2016 Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 8th 70.95 m
2017 World Championships London, United Kingdom 9th 70.04 m
DécaNation Angers, France 2nd 70.60 m
2018 NACAC Championships Toronto, Canada 1st 74.60 m

Personal bests[edit]




External links[edit]

DeAnna Price at IAAF