Name: DeAnna Price
Sport: Track and Field
Event(s): Hammer Throw
Height: 5-8
Weight: 220
DOB: 6/8/1993
Birthplace: St. Charles, Mo.
Hometown: Moscow Mills, Mo.
High School: Troy Buchanan High School (Troy, Mo.) ‘11
College: Southern Illinois University ’16, Accounting
Olympic Experience
  • Olympian (2016)
  • Rio 2016 Olympic Games, 8th
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2015 – 10th in qualification heat 1
  • Years of participation: Outdoor – 2015
  • Top finish: 10th in qualification heat 1 – 2015
Other Career Highlights
  • 2015 Pan American Games, 4th
Personal: Daughter of Daniel and Ann Price...Has two brothers, Marcus and Steven...In 2015, became only the fifth woman in NCAA history to win back-to-back hammer throw titles, and the first since 2007...Has only one kidney...Has endured several injuries throughout her career, including a dislocated shoulder, broken scapula, torn abdominal, torn MCL, and a stretched ACL and PCL...Interests include painting, walking her dog, playing softball and hunting.