Kibwe Johnson

Track and Field

Name: Kibwe Johnson
Sport: Track and Field
Event(s): Hammer Throw
Height: 6-2
Weight: 225
DOB: 7/17/1981
Birthplace: San Francisco, Calif.
Hometown: Suwanee, Ga.
High School: North Gwinnett High School (Suwanee, Ga.) ‘99
College: Ashland University ’08, Sports Management
Team/Club: New York Athletic Club
Coach(es): Anatoly Bondarchuck
Olympic Experience
  • Two-time Olympian (2012, 2016)
  • Rio 2016 Olympic Games, DNF
  • London 2012 Olympic Games, T-9th
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2015 – 7th in qualification heat 1
  • Years of participation: Outdoor – 2007, 2011, 2015
  • Top finish: 7th in qualification heat 1 – 2015
Other Career Highlights
  • 2015 Pan American Games, gold
  • 2011 Pan American Games, gold
  • 2007 Pan American Games, silver
Personal: Son of Alfred Johnson and Lisa Oliver...Has four siblings, Porshe, Trevor, Aliyyah and Paityn...Married to Crystal Dawn Smith...Has two daughters, Brooklyn and Ruby...His name means “stone” in Swahili and “fox” in another dialect.

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