Participants

Jillian WEIR

Jillian WEIR
    Athletics
Birth Date:  09 Feb 1993
Place of Birth:  MENLO PARK
Country of birth:  USA
Age:  25
Gender:   Female
Height (cm):  176
Weight (Kg):  80

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
ATH Athletics Women's Hammer Throw NM

Jillian WEIR - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Tue, 10 Apr 20:40
Gold Medal Event Women's Hammer Throw Final
Finished

Legend

NM: No mark

Biographical Information


Highlights
World Championships
YearLocationEventRank
2017 London, GBR Women's Hammer Throw NM

Nickname: J-Dub (athlete, Oct 2017)
Hobbies

Watching TV and movies, solving puzzles, playing card/board games (Athlete, Oct 2017)


Occupation: Volunteer assistant at Clemson track and field (clemsontigers.com, Oct 2017)
Education: Social science economics at University of Oregon, USA
Languages spoken: English
Coach

PERSONAL: Zeb SION (USA) (Athlete, Oct 2017)


Sporting relatives

Father Robert WEIR (ENG) competed at Brisbane 1982, Kuala Lumpur 1998 and Manchester 2002 Commonwealth Games, winning hammer gold in 1982, discus gold in 1998 and discus bronze in 2002. (tilastopaja.eu, Oct 2017; clemsontigers.com, Oct 2017)


Other sports

Water polo for seven years while growing up. (Athlete, Oct 2017)     


Reason: "Started competing in several different athletics events (running, jumping and throwing) by the age of 11. I always thought athletics was fun, but I didn't start throwing the hammer until much later." (Athlete, Oct 2017)
Ambition: "To win a medal at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games; to make the final at the Doha 2019 World Championships; qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games." (Athlete, Oct 2017)
Memorable: Throwing 2017 world championship standard was reassuring after missing the same mark for the Rio 2016 Olympics Games. (Athlete, Oct 2017)
Hero: Former Olympic and world champion hammer thrower Koji MUROFUSHI (JPN). “He he always competed with great skill and class.? (Athlete, Oct 2017)
Influence: “My dad Robert WEIR (ENG) competed in the hammer and discus for Great Britain and I've always admired the success he had in his long career.? (Athlete, Oct 2017)
Ritual: “I rest, relax and listen to music before competing.? (Athlete, Oct 2017)
Additional information

REPRESENTING CANADA
Born in USA, father represented Great Britain and England but she competes for Canada. "My grandmother was born into the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte, which is a First Nation in Canada. With my native heritage, I feel fortunate to represent my Canadian family roots. No one else in my family was born in the US." (Athlete, Oct 2017)


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Legend

Gold: Gold
Silver: Silver
Bronze: Bronze
Gold Medal Event: Gold Medal Event
Bronze Medal Event: Bronze Medal Event

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