Name: Valarie Allman
Sport: Track and Field
Event(s): Discus Throw
DOB: 2/23/1995
Birthplace: Newark, Del.
Hometown: Longmont, Colo.
High School: Silver Creek High School (Longmont, Colo.)
College: Stanford University '17, Product Design
Coach(es): Zebulon Sion
Olympic Experience
  • One-time Olympian (2020), one-time Olympic medalist (gold)
  • Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, gold (discus throw)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2019 –7th (discus throw)
  • Years of participation: 2017, 2019
  • Top finish: 7th (discus throw)
Personal: Daughter of David and Lisa Allman...Has an older brother, Kevin...As an accomplished dancer, she took up track and field her freshman year as a jumper and sprinter...Began throwing discus so she could go to the annual spaghetti dinner that the throwers had every year...Raised mostly in Hershey, Pa...Co-valedictorian at Silver Creek High where she carried a weighted high school GPA of 4.4...Involved in Soles 4 Souls, which distributes used shoes to those in undeveloped countries...Currently taking a leave of absence from her Master's program in Communications at Stanford University to train full-time...A lover of ice cream, dance parties, and dogs.