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Annie Kunz
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Kunz in 2019
Personal information
Birth nameAnnie Elizabeth Kunz
NationalityAmerican
Born (1993-02-16) February 16, 1993 (age 29)
Denver, Colorado, U.S.
Height6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Sport
SportAthletics
Event(s)Heptathlon
College teamTexas A&M Aggies track and field
ClubChula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center
Turned pro2016

Association football career
Position(s) Forward
Youth career
Team
Colorado Rush Nike
2007–2011 Wheat Ridge Farmers
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2014 Texas A&M Aggies 97 (39)
National team
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010 United States U17

Annie Elizabeth Kunz (born February 16, 1993) is an American track and field athlete who specializes in heptathlon.[1][2] She represented United States of America at the Tokyo Olympics, 2019 World Athletics Championships, 2019 Pan American Games and two Thorpe Cups competing in women's heptathlon.[3] She also played soccer in college for Texas A&M.

Professional career

Kunz has qualified to represent the United States at the 2020 Summer Olympics.[4]

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Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  United States
2021 Summer Olympics Tokyo, Japan 6th Heptathlon 6420 points[5]
2019 World Championships Doha, Qatar 13th Heptathlon 6067 points
Pan American Games Lima, Peru 2nd Heptathlon 5990 points
2018 Thorpe Cup Knoxville, United States 11th Heptathlon 5031 points
2016 Thorpe Cup Fayetteville, United States 11th Heptathlon
Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing Texas A&M University
2016 US Olympic Trials Eugene, Oregon 8th Heptathlon 6038 points
Unattached
2018 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships Des Moines, Iowa 4th Heptathlon 5881 points
2019 USA Indoor Track and Field Championships Staten Island, New York 5th Pentathlon 4243 points
USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships Des Moines, Iowa 4th Heptathlon 6153 points
2020 USA Indoor Track and Field Championships Annapolis, Maryland 1st Pentathlon 4610 points
2021 US Olympic Trials Eugene, Oregon 1st Heptathlon 6703 points

NCAA

Kunz earned 9 All-Conference honors and NCAA Division 1 All-American honors in 2016 and 2013 at NCAA Division I Women's Outdoor Track and Field Championships.[6]

Prep

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Kunz is a graduate of Wheat Ridge High School in Wheat Ridge, Colorado and 10-time Colorado High School Activities Association State medalist in track and field, earning six gold and four silver medals.[7]

Kunz won four CHSAA 4A State titles as a senior in 100 hurdles 14.09 seconds, 300 hurdles in 43.30 seconds, high jump 1.575 m (5 ft 2 in) and triple jump 11.63 m (38 ft 1+34 in).

In 2010 as a junior, Kunz placed second at CHSAA 4A State championship in 100 hurdles 14.51 seconds, 300 hurdles 45.45 seconds and high jump 1.70 m (5 ft 6+34 in).

Kunz won two CHSAA 4A State titles as a sophomore in 2009 in 100 hurdles 14.37 seconds in windy conditions and high jump 1.65 m (5 ft 4+34 in) while finishing second in triple jump 11.51 m (37 ft 9 in). [8]

Personal life

Kunz currently resides in San Clemente, California.[9] She is also the daughter of Super Bowl winner Terry Kunz.[10] She also has two siblings, Kelli and Terry.[11][12]

References

  1. ^ "Annie Kunz Athlete Profile". iaaf.org. Retrieved October 4, 2019.
  2. ^ "Annie Kunz". Team USA. Archived from the original on October 3, 2019. Retrieved July 8, 2021.
  3. ^ "Heptathlon women". iaaf.org. Retrieved October 3, 2019.
  4. ^ "Seven Heaven: San Clemente Resident Annie Kunz Qualifies for Olympic Heptathlon". San Clemente Times. July 8, 2021. Retrieved July 8, 2021.
  5. ^ Wheat Ridge’s Annie Kunz eyes heptathlon gold in Tokyo KDVR-TV
  6. ^ Annie Kunz Track and Field Results College TFRRS
  7. ^ wheat ridge grad kunz wins heptathlon at olympic trials Colorado Runner Magazine. 28 June 2021
  8. ^ 2-Sport Star Annie Kunz Is Pride Of Wheat Ridge CBS Denver
  9. ^ "Seven Heaven: San Clemente Resident Annie Kunz Qualifies for Olympic Heptathlon". July 8, 2021.
  10. ^ "Daughter of Raiders' Super Bowl winner seeks Olympic medal". July 3, 2021.
  11. ^ Annie Kunz profile Team USA
  12. ^ Annie Kunz carrying on family's athletic name KUSA (TV)