Name: Payton Otterdahl
Sport: Track and Field
Event(s): Shot Put Throw
Height: 6-4
DOB: 4/2/1996
Birthplace: Rosemount, Minn.
Hometown: Rosemount, Minn.
High School: Rosemount High School (Rosemount, Minn.) ‘14
College: North Dakota State University ‘19, Health and Physical Education
Coach(es): Justin St. Clair
Olympic Experience
  • One-time Olympian (2020)
  • Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, 10th (shot put)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2021 U.S. Olympic Team Trials, bronze (Shot put throw)
  • Second male athlete to ever win the shot put and weight throw at an NCAA Championship
  • Named the USTFCCCA National Men’s Field Athlete of the Year
Personal: Son of Cory and Shannon Otterdahl...Has two younger brothers, Trevor and Trevor is a thrower on the NDSU track and field team...Competed in football and wrestling in high school.