Name: Sam Crouser
Sport: Track and Field
Event(s): Javelin Throw
Height: 6-6
Weight: 230
DOB: 12/31/1991
Birthplace: Gresham, Ore.
Hometown: Gresham, Ore.
High School: Gresham High School (Gresham, Ore.) ‘10
College: University of Oregon ‘15, Sociology
Olympic Experience
  • Olympian (2016)
  • Rio 2016 Olympic Games, 34th
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2015 – 15th in qualification heat 1
  • Years of participation: Outdoor – 2015
Personal: Son of Dean and Molly Crouser...Has one sister, Haley, who also competed at the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Track and Field...Cousin, Ryan Crouser, also qualified to represent Team USA at the 2016 Olympic Games in track and field...Uncle, Brian Crouser, is a two-time Olympian (1988, 1992)...2014 NCAA champion...Five-time NCAA All-American...While in college, volunteered on behalf of a community clean-up program, the Special Olympics, the Oregon Zoo and a habitat restoration effort at Kelly Creek in Portland, Oregon.