Tony Konstant

Dean Stattman
Name: Tony Konstant
Date of Birth: Nov. 3, 1985
Birth Place: Chicago, Ill.
Current Residence: Chicago, Ill.
College: University of Virginia
Occupation: Real Estate Finance

Olympic Experience: 
  • 2008 and 2012 Olympic Games, Usain Bolt’s performances in the 100 and 200-meters are among his favorite Olympic memories
Sporting Career Highlights:
  • 2013 Boston Marathon, the highlight of his sporting career, ran a PR of 3:02:09 
  • Junior Year, made the University of Virginia’s football team as a walk-on 
Fun Facts: 
Can’t run with music because he finds it distracting ... his inspiration at mile 22 and beyond is his traditional post-marathon pancake breakfast ... had never run more than four miles at one time until after college ... favorite Olympic events are track & field and, of course, the marathon ... saw the curve of the earth on the horizon after hiking Mount Kilimanjaro

Fundraising Experience: 

Raised $12,000 dollars for Kenyan children orphaned by AIDS by participating in a hike to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro

Was inspired to run for Team USA because of his love for contributing, in any way, to the success of his favorite sports teams, and he has always considered the Olympic Games the pinnacle of sport.