Name: Phoebe Wright
Event: 800-meter
Height: 5-8
Weight: 130
DOB: 8/30/1988
Birthplace: Chattanooga, Tenn.
Hometown: Chattanooga, Tenn.
High School: Red Bank High School (Red Bank, Tenn.)
College: University of Tennessee, Biochemistry and Ecology 

Career Highlights:

  • 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials, 5th (800-meter)
  • 2011 USATF Indoor Championships, 1st (800-meter)
  • 2010 USATF Outdoor Championships, 3rd (800-meter)
  • 2009 USATF Outdoor Championships, 3rd (800-meter)
  • Three-time NCAA 800-meter champion    

Personal: Daughter of David and Lucy Wright…Has a sister, Chloe…Former walk-on at the University of Tennessee…Broke the 2-minute barrier for the first time at the 2010 Prefontaine Classic with a career-best time of 1:58.22…Hobbies include rock climbing, hiking, listening to music, coaching youth track and field, playing badminton and reading.

USA Track and Field