Name: Asya Miller
Sport: Goalball
Classification: B3
Height: 5-7
Weight: 160
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, 2018, 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: 2014, 2012, 2009, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2003, 2001
  • Medals: 6 (4 golds, 1 silver, 1 bronze)
  • Gold : 2014; 2009 (powerlifting); 2001 (powerlifting); 2000 (powerlifting)
  • Silver: 2010
  • Bronze: 2006
Personal: Daughter of William and Lillian Miller…Has a sister, Taylor…Married her U.S. teammate Jen Armruster on July 7, 2007…Has one son, Ryder…Diagnosed with Juvenile Macular Degeneration or Stargardt’s disease in 11th grade…Learned about goalball at Western Michigan University…Competed in multiple sports, including track & field and powerlifting…Hobbies are spending time with her family, cooking and gardening.