Stephanie Brown Trafton

Track and Field

Stephanie Brown-Trafton Headshot
  • 2008
  • 2012
Name: Stephanie Brown Trafton
Sport: Track & Field
Discipline: Discus Throw
Height: 6’4”
Weight: 205
Current Residence:
Galt, Calif.
College: Cal Poly San Luis Obispo '03; Keller Graduate School of Management

Olympic Experience:
  • 2008 Olympic Games, gold medal in the women's discus throw
  • 2012 Olympic Games, 8th place in the women's discus throw
Career Highlights:
  • Two-time USA Outdoor champion
  • 2007 NACAC Champion
  • Two-time USA Outdoor bronze medalist
  • 2008 Jesse Owens athlete of the year

Fun Facts: Brown-Trafton made history in 2008 by winning the first American Olympic gold medal in the discus since Lillian Copeland’s victory in 1932 ... Brown-Trafton and her husband enjoying hunting for recreation ... She wanted to be an Olympian since she was four-years-old when her father bought her a Mary Lou Retton leotard ... She now works as a volunteer Director of Operations for Sacramento State Track & Field

Learn more: 
USA Track & Field