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Born and raised in the greater Albany area of New York, Rudy Winkler attended Averill Park High School prior to Cornell University, where he earned a degree in Information Science. While competing with the Big Red, Rudy would put in performances that garnered recognition on the world stage. In addition to five All-American honors and an NCAA Championship in the hammer throw, he earned a spot on the 2016 Olympic Team in Rio by being the youngest Olympic Trials hammer winner since 1956. His rise in US hammer throwing…
Rudy Winkler throws the hammer
Olympic Track And Field Trials | Rudy Winkler Wins Men's Hammer Throw
An interview with 2018 USATF hammer champ Rudy Winkler