Alexander Young

2017 USA Indoor & Outdoor Champion
La Vergne, TN Southeastern Louisiana University Chapel Hill, NC

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Alexander Young

Born and raised in Tennessee, Alex attended La Vergne High School outside of Nashville. While at La Vergne, Alex was a three-time letterman in both track and football, and would win a state title in the shot put, in addition to setting the school record in the event. After high school, Alex's first stop was at Gardner-Webb University, where he would set school records in the weight throw, shot put, and discus en route to scoring two Big South championships, one each in the weight throw and hammer. He would then…

About Alex

  • Coach: Amin Nikfar
  • Favorite foods: Fried Livers and Gizzards
  • Hobbies: Video Games, Hiking, Fishing, and R/C Vehicles
  • Favorite TV show: Looney Tunes
  • Favorite movie: The Avengers
  • Dream vacation: Visit the island of Grenada
  • Favorite place to compete: London Olympic Stadium
  • Favorite holiday: Christmas
  • Warm up song: Any Old School Rap
  • I most enjoy competing against: Rudy Winkler
  • After competition indulgence: Chicken Wings
  • Highschool PR: Hammer - 181' | Shot Put - 56'8" | Discus - 166'

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