Name: Ryan Crouser
Sport: Track and Field
Event(s): Shot Put Throw
Height: 6-7
DOB: 12/18/1992
Birthplace: Portland, Ore.
Hometown: Boring, Ore.
High School: Sam Barlow High School (Gresham, Ore.) ‘11
College: University of Texas ‘15, Economics (bachelor’s); ‘16, Finance (master’s)
Team/Club: Nike
Olympic Experience
  • Two-time Olympian (2016, 2020); two-time Olympic medalist (2 golds)
  • Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, gold (shot put)
  • Olympic Games Rio 2016, gold (shot put)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2019 – silver (shot put)
  • Years of participation: 2017, 2019
  • Medals: 1 (1 silver)
  • Silver – 2019 (shot put)
Personal: Son of Mitch and Lisa Crouser...Has one brother, Matt...Cousin, Sam Crouser, also qualified to represent Team USA at the Olympic Games Rio 2016 in track and field...Father, Mitch, was an alternate on the 1984 U.S. Olympic Team in the discus throw...Uncle, Brian Crouser, is a two-time Olympian (1988, 1992)...Four-time NCAA shot put champion ...Nine-time NCAA All-American...Enjoys fishing, kayaking, hiking, bow hunting and camping