Name: Asya Miller
Sport: Goalball
Classification: B3
Height: 5-6
Weight: 170
DOB: 10/16/1979
Birthplace: Lapeer, Mich.
Hometown: Portland, Ore.
High School: East High School (Lapeer, Mich.) ‘97
College: Western Michigan University ’01, B.A. Criminal Justice; University of Colorado in Colorado Springs ’08, M.A. Criminal Justice
Paralympic Experience
  • Five-time Paralympian (2000, 2004, 2008, 2012, 2016); Four-time Paralympic medalist (1 gold, 1 silver, 2 bronze)
  • Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, bronze
  • London 2012 Paralympic Games, 6th
  • Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games, gold
  • Athens 2004 Paralympic Games, silver
  • Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games, bronze (track & field), 6th
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2014 – gold
  • Years of Participation: 2018, 2014, 2010, 2006
  • Medals: 6 (4 golds, 1 silver, 1 bronze)
  • Gold : 2014; 2009 (powerlifting); 2001 (powerlifting); 2000 (powerlifting)
  • Silver: 2010
  • Bronze: 2006
Personal: Married to wife Simony Batista and has a son named Ryder...Has one sister, Taylor Miller...Has an eye condition called Stargardt's disease (juvenile macular degeneration)...Learned about goalball at Western Michigan University…Competed in multiple sports, including track & field and powerlifting…Hobbies include kayaking, personal training, and coaching.