Chase Ealey
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Personal information
Full nameChase Foster Ealey
NationalityAmerican
Born (1994-07-20) July 20, 1994 (age 28)
Springfield, Illinois, U.S.
Home townLos Alamos, New Mexico, U.S.
Height5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Sport
Country United States
SportAthletics
Event(s)Shot put
College teamOklahoma State Cowgirls
ClubDesert High Performance
Turned pro2016
Coached byPaul Wilson
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • Shot Put: 20.51 m (67 ft 3+14 in)
  • Hammer: 56.00 m (183 ft 8+12 in)
  • Javelin: 46.80 m (153 ft 6+12 in)
  • 20 lbs Weight: 19.39 m (63 ft 7+14 in)
  • 100 meters: 11.92

Chase Foster Ealey (born July 20, 1994) is an American track and field athlete specializing in throwing events. She won the gold medal at the 2022 World Athletics Championships in women’s shot put,[1] which made her the first American woman to win a shot put world title at the World Athletics Championships. She won on the first attempt, which according to Bill Mallon made her the first woman’s shot put world champion to win on the first attempt.[2]

Professional

Ealey is the 2022 outdoor world shot put champion and the 2019 US outdoor and indoor shot put champion. She is the 2018 United States Indoor 4th-place finisher in the shot put.[3][4] Ealey shared how she dealt with mental challenges of competing on the global stage at 2019 World Championship and how she is recovering from COVID-19 in Winter 2021.[5][6] Ealey conducted clinics for high school and youth athletes in 2019.[7]

Ealey tied Michelle Carter's North American record and national record in the 2022 World Indoor Championship Shot Put final with a result of 20.21 m (66 ft 4 in).

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing the  United States
2022 World Outdoor Championships Eugene, United States Gold Shot put 20.49 m (67 ft 3 in)
World Indoor Championships Belgrade, Serbia Silver Shot put 20.21 m (66 ft 4 in) AR NR
2019 World Athletics Championships Doha, Qatar 7th Shot put 18.82 m (61 ft 9 in)
2019 IAAF Diamond League Weltklasse, Zürich Silver Shot put 19.68 m (64 ft 7 in)
2013 Pan Am Medellin, Colombia Bronze Shot put 14.88 m (48 ft 10 in)
Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
representing Nike, Inc
2022 2022 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships Eugene, Oregon 1st Shot put 20.51 m (67 ft 3+14 in)
2022 USATF Indoor Track and Field Championships Spokane, Washington 2nd Shot put 19.10 m (62 ft 7+34 in)
2021 United States Olympic trials Eugene, Oregon 5th Shot put 18.39 m (60 ft 4 in)[8]
2020 2020 USA Indoor Track and Field Championships Albuquerque, New Mexico 1st Shot put 18.99 m (62 ft 3+12 in)
2019 2019 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships Drake University 1st Shot put 19.56 m (64 ft 2 in)
Unattached
2019 2019 USA Indoor Track and Field Championships[9] Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex 1st Shot put 18.62 m (61 ft 1 in)
2018 2018 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships Drake University 18th Shot put Foul
2019 USA Indoor Track and Field Championships Albuquerque, New Mexico 4th Shot put 17.57 m (57 ft 7+12 in)
2017 2017 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships[10] Sacramento State University 13th Shot put 16.43 m (53 ft 11 in)
2017 USA Indoor Track and Field Championships[11] Albuquerque, New Mexico 5th Shot put 17.60 m (57 ft 9 in)
representing Oklahoma State Cowgirls
2016 2016 United States Olympic Trials (track and field) University of Oregon 7th Shot put 18.46 m (60 ft 6+34 in)
2013 USA Junior Outdoor Track & Field Championships[12] Drake Stadium (Drake University) 2nd Shot put 15.75 m (51 ft 8 in)

NCAA

Ealey is an Oklahoma State University alum.[13] Ealey is a 3 time All-America and 12 time Big 12 conference student-athlete.[14]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
representing Oklahoma State Cowgirls
2013 Big 12 Conference Indoor Track and Field Championship Iowa State University 2nd Shot put 15.20 m (49 ft 10+14 in)
Big 12 Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championship Baylor University 6th Shot put 16.20 m (53 ft 1+34 in)
5th Javelin 44.82 m (147 ft 12 in)
2013 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships University of Oregon 41st Shot put 15.63 m (51 ft 3+14 in)
2014 Big 12 Conference Indoor Track and Field Championship Iowa State University 4th Shot put 15.86 m (52 ft 14 in)
Big 12 Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championship Texas Tech University 6th Shot put 15.57 m (51 ft 34 in)
5th Javelin 46.80 m (153 ft 6+12 in)
2014 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships University of Oregon 73rd Shot put 14.65 m (48 ft 34 in)
2015 Big 12 Conference Indoor Track and Field Championship Iowa State University 6th Shot put 15.38 m (50 ft 5+12 in)
2015 NCAA Division I Indoor Track and Field Championships University of Arkansas 16th Shot put 15.51 m (50 ft 10+12 in)
Big 12 Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championship Iowa State University 3rd Shot put 17.39 m (57 ft 12 in)
9th Javelin 41.42 m (135 ft 10+12 in)
2015 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships University of Oregon 33rd Shot put 15.47 m (50 ft 9 in)
2016 Big 12 Conference Indoor Track and Field Championship Iowa State University 5th Shot put 16.32 m (53 ft 6+12 in)
5th Weight throw 19.39 m (63 ft 7+14 in)
2016 NCAA Division I Indoor Track and Field Championships University of Alabama Birmingham 6th Shot put 17.35 m (56 ft 11 in)
Big 12 Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championship Texas Christian University 2nd Shot put 17.32 m (56 ft 9+34 in)
13th Javelin 38.96 m (127 ft 9+34 in)
7th Hammer throw 55.13 m (180 ft 10+14 in)
2016 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships University of Oregon 2nd Shot put 17.99 m (59 ft 14 in)
2016 United States Olympic Trials (track and field) University of Oregon 7th Shot put 18.46 m (60 ft 6+34 in)

Prep

Ealey is a Los Alamos High School alum in Los Alamos, New Mexico.[4] Ealey is a 2012 New Mexico state shot put champion with a throw of 14.40 m (47 ft 2+34 in),[15] and a 2012 state 100m champion with a time of 12.35 seconds. [16] Ealey placed 1st in the 2011 New Mexico 4A State Track and Field Championships in both the shot put with a throw of 12.8968 m (42 ft 3+12 in) and the 100m with a time of 12.52 seconds.[17] Ealey placed 1st in the 2010 New Mexico 4A State Championship girls in the 100m dash with a time of 12.46 seconds,[18] and placed 2nd in the 2010 New Mexico 4A State Championship girls shot put as a sophomore with a throw of 12.11 m (39 ft 8+34 in) narrowly beating her 12 grade, 2 years older sister Taylor Ealey.[19] Ealey placed 2nd in the 2009 New Mexico 4A State Championship girls shot put as a freshman with a throw of 12.095 m (39 ft 8 in),[20] and 1st place in the 2009 New Mexico 4A State Championships in the 100m with a time of 12.73 seconds. [21]

References

  1. ^ Oregonian/OregonLive, Nik Streng | The (2022-07-17). "Chase Ealey brings home first US gold with top finish in shot put at World Athletics Championships". oregonlive. Retrieved 2022-07-17.
  2. ^ CNBN, Homero DeLaFuente. "Chase Ealey claims gold to become first American woman to win shot put world title". CNN.
  3. ^ 2018 USA Indoor Track and Field Results Archived 2018-06-28 at the Wayback Machine USATF Retrieved March 2, 2018
  4. ^ a b Chase Foster Ealey Los Alamos High School Los Alamos, NM Women's Track and Field Be Recruited
  5. ^ Socialing The Distance ft Chase Ealey (Full Interview) Run Blog Run. Larry Eder.
  6. ^ former-hilltopper-is-now-on-world-stage Albuquerque Journal
  7. ^ Shot Put Champion Chase Ealey Joins Topper Throwers LA Daily Post
  8. ^ 2021 United States Olympic trials (track and field) Women field events Shot Put Results USATF
  9. ^ "2019 USA Indoor Track and Field Championships Results - Shot Put women". USATF. Archived from the original on April 4, 2019. Retrieved August 23, 2019.
  10. ^ "2017 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships Results - Shot Put women". USATF. Retrieved August 23, 2019.
  11. ^ "2017 USA Indoor Track and Field Championships Results - Shot Put women". USATF.tv. Retrieved August 16, 2019.
  12. ^ 2013 USA Junior Outdoor Track & Field Championships Results - 6/19/2013 to 6/23/2013 Drake Stadium - Des Moines, Iowa Archived 2018-09-19 at the Wayback MachineUSATF
  13. ^ CHASE EALEY OKLAHOMA STATE RESULTS TFRRS
  14. ^ EALEY READY TO CHASE HER DREAMS IN DOHA IAAF
  15. ^ 2012 New Mexico all Class 3A-4A-5A State Track & Field Championships results girls shot put results Athletic.net
  16. ^ 2012 New Mexico Class 3A-4A-5A State Track & Field ChampionshipsAthletic.net
  17. ^ [1]New Mexico 2011 Track and Field State Champions
  18. ^ New Mexico 3A-4A-5A State Track and Field ChampionshipsAthletic.net
  19. ^ 2010 New Mexico 4A State Track & Field Championships results girls shot put results Athletic.net
  20. ^ 2009 New Mexico 4A State Track & Field Championships results girls shot put results Athletic.net
  21. ^ New Mexico AAAA State Championships Athletic.net