Name: Clayton Murphy
Sport: Track and Field
Event(s): 800-meter
Height: 5-11
DOB: 2/26/1995
Birthplace: Greenville, Ohio
Hometown: New Paris, Ohio
High School: Tri-Village Local School (New Madison, Ohio)
College: University of Akron ’17, Corporate Finance
Coach(es): Pete Julian
Olympic Experience
  • Two-time Olympian (2016, 2020); one-time Olympic medalist (1 bronze)
  • Olympic Games Tokyo 2020
  • Olympic Games Rio 2016, bronze (800-meter)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2019 – 8th (800-meter)
  • Years of participation: Outdoor – 2015, 2019
  • Top Finish: 8th – 2019 (800-meter)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2015 Pan American Games, gold
Personal: Son of Mark and Melinda Murphy...Won gold in his international debut at the 2015 Pan American Games...Turned professional and signed with Nike in June 2016...Married to 2016 Olympic teammate Ariana Washington.