Dana Pounds
Sport
CountryUnited States
SportTrack and field
Event(s)Javelin throw

Dana Pounds is an American track and field athlete competing in the javelin throw. In 2007, she competed in the women's javelin throw event at the 2007 World Championships in Athletics held in Osaka, Japan.[1] She did not qualify to compete in the final.[1]

She won the women's javelin throw event at the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships both in 2005 and in 2006.[2]

In 2008, she won the women's United States Air Force Athlete of the Year award.[3]

Personal life

In December 2013, her husband David Lyon was killed by a car bomb in Afghanistan.[2]

References

  1. ^ a b "Women's javelin throw – Qualification". IAAF. Archived from the original on February 14, 2020. Retrieved July 26, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Air Force captain dies in Afghanistan; his wife was a star athlete from Lexington". Lexington Herald Leader. December 30, 2013. Archived from the original on July 26, 2020. Retrieved July 26, 2020.
  3. ^ "Dana Pounds named Air Force Athlete of the Year". United States Air Force. Joint Base San Antonio. December 23, 2008. Archived from the original on May 21, 2020. Retrieved May 21, 2020.