|Full name||Valarie Carolyn Allman|
|Born||February 23, 1995|
Newark, Delaware, U.S.
|Height||6 ft 0 in (183 cm)|
|Weight||155 lb (70 kg)|
|Sport||Track and field|
|College team||Stanford Cardinal|
Valarie Carolyn Allman (born February 23, 1995) is an American track and field athlete specializing in the discus throw. She won the gold medal at the 2020 Summer Olympics. At the 2022 World Athletics Championships, she won a bronze medal, which made her the first American woman to win a world championship medal in the discus throw.
Allman was a seven-time All-American at Stanford University. She went on to represent her country at the 2017 Summer Universiade, where she won a silver medal, and the 2017 World Championships, where she did not qualify for the final. She was the 2018 National Champion. Also, she earned bronze at the 2018 Athletics World Cup and silver at the 2018 NACAC Championships. She won the gold medal at the 2020 Summer Olympics. At the 2022 World Athletics Championships, she won a bronze medal, which made her the first American woman to win a world championship medal in the discus throw.
Allman's personal best in the discus event is 71.46 m (234 ft 5+1⁄4 in), set at the Triton Invitational in La Jolla on 8 April 2022. This was the 15th farthest throw in history and the farthest in almost 30 years.
She now resides in Austin, Texas, and trains under Coach Zebulon Sion at the University of Texas, where she is a volunteer assistant. She was sponsored by Oiselle through 2020, as well as the New York Athletic Club. She is currently sponsored by Asics.
Allman was born at Christiana Hospital in Newark, Delaware. Allman graduated from Silver Creek High School, in Longmont, Colorado, in 2013. She graduated in 2017 from Stanford University with a B.S. in product design.
|Representing the United States|
|2014||World Junior Championships||Eugene, United States||2nd||Discus throw||56.75 m (186 ft 2+1⁄4 in)|
|2015||Universiade||Gwangju, South Korea||5th||Discus throw||55.68 m (182 ft 8 in)|
|2017||World Championships||London, United Kingdom||28th (q)||Discus throw||53.85 m (176 ft 8 in)|
|Universiade||Taipei, Taiwan||2nd||Discus throw||58.36 m (191 ft 5+1⁄2 in)|
|2018||2018 Athletics World Cup||London, United Kingdom||3rd||Discus throw||61.10 m (200 ft 5+1⁄2 in)|
|NACAC Championships||Toronto, Canada||2nd||Discus throw||59.67 m (195 ft 9 in)|
|2019||World Championships||Doha, Qatar||7th||Discus throw||61.82 m (202 ft 10 in)|
|2021||Olympic Games||Tokyo, Japan||1st||Discus throw||68.98 m (226 ft 4 in)|
|2022||World Championships||Eugene, United States||3rd||Discus throw||68.30 m|
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