Ian Waltz
Personal information
Full nameIan Scott Waltz
BornApril 15, 1977 (1977-04-15) (age 46)
Post Falls, Idaho, U.S.
Height6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight269 lb (122 kg)
Country United States
Event Discus throw
Achievements and titles
Personal best68.91 m (2006)
Medal record
IAAF World Cup in Athletics
Bronze medal – third place 2006 Athens Men's discus throw

Ian Scott Waltz (born April 15, 1977) is an American discus thrower. He is originally from Post Falls, Idaho and attended Washington State University. Waltz competed at the 2004 Summer Olympics and the 2008 Summer Olympics.[1] His personal best distance is 68.91 metres, achieved in May 2006 in Salinas, California.

He married Olympic Pole Vault Gold Medalist, Stacy Dragila on December 12, 2009. Dragila welcomed daughter Allyx Josephine Waltz on June 21, 2010, in Chula Vista, California.[2]


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing the  United States
1996 World Junior Championships Sydney, Australia 6th Shot put 17.31 m
5th Discus 53.16 m
2004 Olympic Games Athens, Greece 21st Discus 58.97 m
2005 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 5th Discus 64.27 m
2006 World Athletics Final Stuttgart, Germany 4th Discus 62.94 m
World Cup Athens, Greece 3rd Discus 62.12 m
2008 Olympic Games Beijing, PR China 25th Discus 60.02 m


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Ian Waltz". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on August 25, 2011.
  2. ^ Penny, Brandon (September 27, 2010). "A decade later: Stacy Dragila". TrackField.TeamUSA.org. Archived from the original on November 4, 2010. Retrieved February 6, 2011.