Name: Vashti Cunningham
Sport: Track and Field
Event(s): High Jump
Height: 6-1
DOB: 1/18/1998
Birthplace: Las Vegas, Nev.
Hometown: Las Vegas, Nev.
High School: Bishop Gorman High School (Las Vegas, Nev.) ‘16
Olympic Experience
  • Two-time Olympian (2016, 2020)
  • Olympic Games Tokyo 2020
  • Olympic Games Rio 2016, 13th (high jump)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2019 – bronze (high jump)
  • Years of participation: Outdoor – 2017, 2019; Indoor – 2016, 2018
  • Medals: 3 (1 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze)
  • Gold – 2016 (high jump)
  • Silver – 2018 (high jump)
  • Bronze – 2019 (high jump)
Personal: Daughter of Randall and Felicity Cunningham...Has two brothers, Christian and Randall, and two sisters, Grace and Sofia...Father, Randall, is a former NFL quarterback...Brother, Randall, also competed at the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Track and Field...Became the youngest U.S. track and field athlete to qualify for the Olympic Games since 1980...Interests include photography and fashion...She announced she will continue her education at a university while competing as a professional athlete.