Name: Whitney Ashley
Sport: Track and Field
Event(s): Discus Throw
Height: 5-9
Weight: 190
DOB: 2/18/1989
Birthplace: Riverside, Calif.
Hometown: Riverside, Calif.
High School: John W. North High School (Riverside, Calif.) ‘08
College: San Diego State University ‘12, Journalism
Olympic Experience
  • Olympian (2016)
  • Rio 2016, no mark
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2017 – 13th (discus)
  • Years of participation: Outdoor – 2013, 2015, 2017
  • Top Finish: 9th – 2015 (discus)
Personal: Daughter of Angela Washington...Has two brothers, Marcus and Styce...Won the 2012 NCAA discus title, becoming the first athlete from San Diego State University to win an NCAA title since 1985...Set SDSU records in the discus, hammer and indoor shot put...Watches three hours of slow-motion videos per day to analyze her technique...Enjoys bowling, going to the beach and dessert tasting....Hobbies include bowling, beach, wine tasting and dessert tasting.