Name: Russ Winger
Event: Discus Throw
Height: 6-4
Weight: 295
DOB: 8/2/1984
Birthplace: Colorado Springs, Colo.
Hometown: Colorado Springs, Colo.
High School: Pine Creek High School (Colorado Springs, Colo.) ‘03
College: University of Idaho ’08, Materials Science and Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering

Career Highlights:

  • 2015 USATF Outdoor Championships, 2nd (discus throw)
  • 2013 USATF Outdoor Championships, 2nd (discus throw), 8th (shot put)
  • 2012 USATF Outdoor Championships, 5th (discus throw)
  • 2012 USATF Indoor Championships, 7th (shot put)
  • 2011 Pan American Games, 8th (shot put)
  • 2010 Mt. Sac Relays, 2nd (shot put)
  • 2006 NACAC U23 Championships, silver (shot put)

Son of Brad and Carol Winger…Married to U.S. Olympian Kara Winger, who also competes in track and field for Team USA…Hobbies include fishing, hiking, backpacking, hunting, cooking and brewing beer.

USA Track and Field