Name: Jason Young
Sport: Track and Field
Event: Discus
Height: 6’1”
Current Residence: Lubbock, TX
College: Texas Tech University

Olympic Experience:
  • 2012 Olympic Games, finished 8th in discus qualification
Career Highlights:
  • 2011 USA Outdoor Championships, 2nd
  • 2011 World Championships, 10th
  • 2010 USA Outdoor Championships, 2nd
  • 2010 Continental Cup, 5th
  • 2004 NCAA Outdoor Championships, 2nd
  • Two-time NCAA All-American
  • 1999 junior Olympic champion

Fun Facts: Young holds Texas Tech school records in the indoor season weight throw with a 63-1 and in the outdoor season discus and hammer throws with marks of 206-5. In high school, Young finished second in discus at the state meet and Golden West Invitational.

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