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Valarie Carolyn Allman (born February 23, 1995) is an American track and field athlete specializing in the discus throw.[3]

Valarie Allman
Valarie Carolyn Allman Stanford day two.jpg
Allman in 2018
Personal information
Born (1995-02-23) February 23, 1995 (age 24)
Newark, Delaware, United States[1]
EducationStanford University[2]
Sport
SportTrack and field
Event(s)Discus throw
College teamStanford Cardinal

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CareerEdit

Allman was a seven time All-American at Stanford University. She went on to represent her country at the 2017 Summer Universiade, where she won a silver medal, and the 2017 World Championships, where she did not qualify for the final. She was the 2018 National Champion.[4] Also, she earned bronze at the 2018 Athletics World Cup and silver at the 2018 NACAC Championships.

Allman's personal best in the event is 64.69 m (212 ft 2 34 in) set in Palo Alto, California, in 2017.[5] She now resides in Austin, Texas, and trains under Coach Zebulon Sion at the University of Texas, where she is a volunteer assistant. Val is sponsored by Oiselle, as well as, the New York Athletic Club.

Personal lifeEdit

Allman graduated from Stanford University with a B.S. in Product Design in 2017. She is currently taking a leave of absence from her Master's program in Communications at Stanford University to train full-time.

International competitionsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "University bio". Stanford University. Retrieved 21 September 2017.
  2. ^ 2017 Universiade bio
  3. ^ Valarie Allman at IAAF
  4. ^ http://www.usatf.org/Events---Calendar/2018/USATF-Outdoor-Championships/Results.aspx
  5. ^ "IAAF Valarie Allman profile". IAAF. Retrieved 21 September 2017.