Ian Waltz

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Ian Waltz (born 15 April 1977) is an American discus thrower. He is originally from Post Falls, Idaho and attended Washington State University. His personal best distance is 68.91 metres, achieved in May 2006 in Salinas.

He married Olympic Pole Vault Gold Medalist, Stacy Dragila on December 12, 2009. Dragila welcomed daughter Allyx Josephine Waltz on June 21, 2010 in Chula Vista, California.[1]


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing the  United States
1996 World Junior Championships Sydney, Australia 6th Shot put 17.31 m
5th Discus 53.16 m
2004 Olympic Games Athens, Greece 21st Discus 58.97 m
2005 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 5th Discus 64.27 m
2006 World Athletics Final Stuttgart, Germany 4th Discus 62.94 m
World Cup Athens, Greece 3rd Discus 62.12 m
2008 Olympic Games Beijing, PR China 25th Discus 60.02 m


  • Ian Waltz at IAAF
  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Ian Waltz". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2011-08-25.