Carla Garrett

Carla Garrett
Personal information
Full nameCarla Sue Garrett
Born (1967-07-31) July 31, 1967 (age 55)
Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S.
Country United States
Athletics (discus throwing)
Weight class+83 kg
ClubNike Coast
TeamNational team
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)DT – 60.54 (1992).
Medal record
Updated on October 6, 2016.

Carla Sue Garrett (born July 31, 1967, in Albuquerque, New Mexico) is a former American female weightlifter and discus thrower representing the United States in both sports at international competitions.[1]


Garrett attended the University of Arizona.[2][3]

After her career she became the strength and conditioning coach for the football team at Salpointe Catholic High School. She has been at Salpointe since 2006.[2]


She competed in the super heavyweight class. She won the silver medal at the 1991 and 1993 World Weightlifting Championships.[4]

Discus throwing

Garett participated at the 1992 Summer Olympics in the discus throw event. Garrett didn't make it out of her group in the qualifying heats, finishing 13th out of 14 with a throw of 58.06 meters. She also competed at the 1991 and 1993 World Championships in Athletics. Her personal best is 60.54 metre, set in 1992.


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Carla Garrett". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on April 18, 2020.
  2. ^ a b Star, Alex Williams Arizona Daily. "Carla Garrett threw discus at Barcelona Olympics in 1992".
  3. ^ "Carla Garrett HOF - | University of Arizona Athletics". Retrieved February 6, 2017.
  4. ^ "Weightlifting World Championships Seniors Statistics – 2007 World Championships – Carla Garrett" (PDF). pp. 94–101. Retrieved June 23, 2016.