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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Olympian Gwen Berry shares her side of what happened at the Olympic Trials
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I Used the Podium to Protest. The Olympic Committee Punished Me.

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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

Awards/Records

Team Gwendolyn:

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

Gwen Berry: Road to Rio

RT @SLUHfootball: #GAMEDAY The Jr. Bills hit the road tonight to face longtime Jesuit rival DeSmet. 🆚 @DeSmetJesuitFB 📍 Desmet High Scho…

RT @tianna_mad: May you NEVER have to be in a position where you feel your safest away from home, between painted lines on a track, or in a…