Gwendolyn Berry

2016 OLYMPIAN. Each step must be itself a goal and a step
St. Louis, MO Southern Illinois University Carbondale, IL

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Hey there, it's Gwendolyn Berry!! Please help me to be the first U.S. hammer thrower to medal at a World Championships!! Follow my journey on the way to the podium!


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Gwendolyn Berry

Born and raised in the greater St. Louis area, Gwen attended McCluer High School in Ferguson, MO prior to Southern Illinois University, where she earned a degree in Psychology and a minor in Criminal Justice. First recruited to be a triple jumper for SIU, when she finally decided to try the hammer, Gwen threw the Junior National Qualifying mark in her first three months of training for the event. A multiple time All-American for the Salukis, Gwen has also enjoyed success in the hammer since graduating, having recently…

About Gwendolyn

  • Coach: Connie Price Smith & John Smith
  • Agent: Valentina Fedjuschina
  • Philanthropic involvement: St. Jude's Hospital & Athletes for Hope
  • Training hurdles: Asthma & Self-Doubt
  • Special skills: Personal Training, Coaching, Public Speaking, and Money Mangement
  • Hobbies: Reading & Cooking


Team Gwendolyn:

Gwen Berry 84' weight throw WORLD RECORD 2017 USATF NATIONAL CHAMPION

Gwen Berry: Road to Rio

RT @USTFCCCA: Shey. Taiwo. More like TaiWHOA! The @OleMissTrack standout launched the third best throw in collegiate history and became t…

RT @AttorneyCrump: Why would Titusville Police Dept. officers shoot an unarmed James Lowery in the back of the HEAD?! We are filing a lawsu…