Name: Karissa Schweizer
Sport: Track and Field
Event(s): 5000-meter, 10,000-meter
Height: 5-4
DOB: 5/4/1996
Hometown: Urbandale, Iowa
High School: Dowling Catholic High School (West Des Moines, Iowa) ‘14
College: University of Missouri ‘18, Health Sciences
Team/Club: Nike Bowerman Track Club
Coach(es): Jerry Schumacher
Olympic Experience
  • One-time Olympian (2020)
  • Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, 11th (5,000-meter)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2019 – 9th (5,000-meter)
  • Years of participation: 2019
  • Top finish: 9th – 2019 (5,000-meter)
Personal: Daughter of Mike and Kathy Schweizer...Has a younger brother, Ryan, and younger sister, Kelsey...Enjoys baking, drawing, reading, and watching Netflix.