Michelle Carter

Track and Field



Name: Michelle Carter
Event: Shot Put
Height: 5-9
Weight: 210
DOB: 10/12/1985
Birthplace: San Jose, Calif.
Hometown: Red Oak, Texas
High School: Red Oak High School (Red Oak, Texas) '03
Current Residence: Ovilla, TX
College: University of Texas
Club: New York Athletic Club

Olympic Experience:
  • Two-time Olympian
  • London 2012 Olympic Games, 6th
  • Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, 15th
Career Highlights:
  • 2015 World Championships, bronze
  • 2012 World Indoor Championships, bronze
  • 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials, 2nd
  • 2011 Pan American Games, bronze
  • Six-time National Outdoor champion (2008, 2009, 2011, 2013-2015)
  • Three-time National Outdoor Championships runner-up (2005, 2010, 2012)
  • 2009 World Championships, 6th
  • 2008 Olympic Games, 15th
  • 2006 NCAA indoor champion
  • 2005 NCAA Indoor and Outdoor Championships, 2nd
  • 2004 world junior champion
  • Two-time national junior champion (2003-04)
  • 2003 Pan American junior Games, gold

Fun Facts: Michelle's hobbies include singing, baking, styling hair and makeup.

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