Name: Zach Ziemek
Sport: Track and Field
Event(s): Decathlon
Height: 6-4
DOB: 2/23/1993
Birthplace: Elmhurst, Ill.
Hometown: Itasca, Ill.
High School: Lake Park High School (Roselle, Ill.) ‘12
College: University of Wisconsin, Madison '16, Sociology
Coach(es): Nate Davis
Olympic Experience
  • Two-time Olympian (2016, 2020)
  • Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, 6th (decathlon)
  • Olympic Games Rio 2016, 7th (decathlon)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2018 – 6th (heptathlon)
  • Years of participation: Outdoor – 2015, 2018; Indoor – 2018
  • Top Finish: 6th – 2018 (heptathlon)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2016 NCAA Champion
  • Four-time NCAA All-American
Personal: Son of Rick and Victoria Ziemek...Has one sister, Amanda...Competed in the triple jump, long jump, and pole vault in high school...Has volunteered with the Special Olympics, Meals on Wheels and youth track programs.