Christopher Hammer

U.S. Paralympics

Hammer
  • 2012

Name: Chris Hammer
Sport: Track and Field
Height: 5’10”
Event: 800m, 11500m, Marathon
Current Residence: Cheney, Wash.
College: Grand Valley State University '09, B.S. in Mathematics (Secondary Education); Eastern Washington University '12, M.S. in Physical Education and Sports Administration

Paralympic Experience:

  • 2012 Paralympic Games - 9th (1500m), 10th (marathon)  

Career Highlights:

  • 2011 IPC World Championships, gold medal (1500m)
  • 2011 Parapan American Games, fifth (marathon)
  • 2007 NCAA Division II Cross Country All-American
  • Four-Time NCAA Division II Track All-American (2006-09)
  • Four-Time NCAA Division II Academic All-American (2006-09)

Facts: Son of Kerry and Kathy Hammer... Has one brother, Mike, and one sister, Nicole... Married Amy on August 13, 2011... 2008 Midwest Men's Region Runner of the Year... Named 2008 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletics Conference Commissioner's Award... Hobbies include traveling, watching movies, reading, and eating.

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