Stats

Name:  Michelle Carter

DOB:  12 October 1985

Born in:  San Jose, California

Raised in:  Ovilla, Texas

Height / Weight:  5’9 / 260 lbs

Event:  Shot Put

Coach:  Michael "Coach Daddy" Carter

Sponsor / Club:  Nike / New York Athletic Club

College:  The University of Texas (Austin, Texas) Class of 2007

Degree:  B.A. in Youth and Community Studies with a Minor in Kinesiology

High School: Red Oak High School (Red Oak, Texas) Class of 2003

Summer Track Teams:  DeSoto Road Runners and Texas Throwbacks

Favorite Ice cream:  Homemade Vanilla by Blue Bell

Favorite Color / Food: Purple / Mexican 

Throwing since: 1997

Number of National Teams: 15

Achievements

OLYMPIC GAMES

Gold - Olympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) 2016
4th - Olympic Games (London, U.K) 2012
13th - Olympic Games (Beijing, China) 2008


WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

Gold - World Indoor Championships (Portland, Oregon) 2016
Gold - World Championships (??, Poland) 2015
Bronze - World Indoor Championships ( ) 2015
Bronze - World Indoor Championships (Instanbul, Turke) 2012
Gold - World Junior Champion ( ) 2004
Gold - Pan American Juniors ( ) 2003
2009 World Championships (6th)


NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

2001 World Youth Championships (2nd)

2003 Junior Pan American Games (1st)

2004 World Junior Championships (1st)

2008 Olympic Games Beijing (15th)

2009 World Championships (6th)

2010 Indoor World Championships (12th)

2011 World Championships (9th)

Pan American Games (3rd)

2012 Indoor World Championships (3rd)

Olympic Games London (5th)

2013 World Outdoors (4th)

2014 Indoor World Championship (5th)

Continental Cup (2nd)

2015 World Chammpionship Bronze Medalist (3rd)