Shannon Rowbury

Track and Field

Shannon Rowbury headshot
  • 2008
  • 2012

TwitterName: Shannon Rowbury
Sport: Track & Field
Discipline: 1500m
Height: 5’5”
Current Residence: San Francisco, Calif.
College: Duke '07

Olympic Experience:

  • 2012 Olympic Games, 6th place in the 1500m
  • 2008 Olympic Games, 7th place in 1500m

Career Highlights:

  • Two-time USA Outdoor champion
  • 2012 Olympic Trials runner-up
  • 2008 USA Indoor 3,000m champion
  • 2010 USA Indoor runner-up
  • 2009 World Outdoor bronze medalist

Fun Facts: In 2008, Rowbury turned in the top performance ever by an American woman in the Olympic 1500m final when she finished seventh in 4:03.58 ... She won the 800 meters at the 2001 National Scholastic Outdoor Championships while attending Sacred Heart Cathedral Prep School in San Francisco, Calif. ... At the 2011 World Championships, she raced with a leopard-print ribbon on her singlet in memory of her Duke teammate Sally Meyerhoff ... She enjoys soccer, film-making, and competed in Irish dancing for 11 years

Learn more: 
USA Track & Field


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