Name: Aretha Thurmond
Sport: Track & Field
Current Residence: Opelika, Ala.
College: University of Washington ’98, Sociology
- 2012 Olympic Games, 25th in discus
- 2008 Olympic Games, 10th in discus
- 2004 Olympic Games, 19th in discus
- 1996 Olympic Games, 34th in discus
- Four-time national outdoor champion (2003-04, 2006, 2008)
- 2003 Pan American Games, gold
- 1999 Pan American Games, gold
Fun Facts: Began her career after losing a bet to her physical education teacher. Advocate for women's health and fitness.
USA Track & Field