Local Atheltes to Rio


Close to 50 Athlete that train or are from Oregon participated in the 2016 USATF Olympic Trials 

 athletes with connections to the state of Oregon or Southwest Washington have made the team



http://www.oregonlive.com/olympics/index.ssf/2016/08/local_athletes_in_rio_olympics.html#0




The Ducks will be well-represented in Rio next month with 11 current or former athletes competing in track and field for Team USA.

The University of Oregon:
 English Gardner, women's 100
 Deajah Stevens, women's 200,
Jenna Prandini, women's 200
Phyllis Francis, women's 400;
Ariana Washington, women's 4x100 relay pool;
Devon Allen, 110 hurdles;
Matthew Centrowitz  1,500
Galan Rupp 10K / Marathon
Cyrus Hostetler (Newberg High School), men's javelin;
Sam Crouser, (Gresham High School), men's javelin.
Ashton Eaton  decathlon.


For post-collegiate athletes who went to college out of state or train out of state,
locals who are representing other countries.

Mo Farah
Alex Pappas        
Ashley Praught
Brianne Theisen-Eaton

Barlow High School:
Ryan Crouser, shot.

The Bowerman Track Club:
Evan Jager, men's steeplechase;
Courtney Frerichs, women's steeplechase;
Colleen Quigley, women's steeplechase;
Shelby Houlihan, women's 5,000;
Emily Infeld, women's 10,000;
Amy Cragg, marathon;
Shalane Flanagan, women's marathon.

The Nike Oregon Project:
Matthew Centrowitz (Oregon), men's 1,500;
Shannon Rowbury, women's 1,500;
Galen Rupp (Oregon, Central Catholic High School), men's 10,000, marathon.

Oregon Track Club Elite: 

Charles Jock, men's 800;
Ben Blankenship, men's 1,500
Hassan Mead, men's 5,000;
Ashton Eaton (Oregon, Bend High School), decathlon.

Skyview High School (Vancouver): Kara Winger, javelin.





U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program: Paul Chelimo, 5,000; Shadrack Kipchirchir, 10,000. Both train in Portland.
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