|Full name||Shelbi JoDae Vaughan|
|Born||August 24, 1994|
Weatherford, Texas, U.S.
|Height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Sport||Track and field|
|College team||Texas A&M University|
|Achievements and titles|
|Personal best(s)||Discus throw 64.52 m (211 ft 8 in)|
Shelbi JoDae Vaughan (born August 24, 1994) is an American track and field athlete whose specialty is the discus throw.
Shelbi competed at the Athletics at the 2016 Summer Olympics - Women's discus throw and threw 53.33 m (174 ft 11+1⁄2 in) to place 29th. She competed at the 2015 World Championships in Beijing narrowly missing the final. In addition, she was bronze medals at the 2012 World Junior Championships and the 2011 World Youth Championships.
Vaughan's Texas A&M personal best in the discus is 64.52 m (211 ft 8 in) set in Starkville in 2015. In addition, she has a personal best of 15.78 m (51 ft 9+1⁄4 in) in the shot put at Texas A&M University.
Vaughan placed second in Discus at 2016 United States Olympic Trials (track and field) to qualify for Athletics at the 2016 Summer Olympics. Vaughan placed sixth in Discus at 2016 Division 1 NCAA Outdoor Women's Track and Field Championship. Vaughan won 2016 Southeastern Conference, UT San Antonio, Texas Relays, UCLA, Baylor and LSU Discus titles. Vaughan placed 6th in the Weight throw at 2016 SEC Indoor Track & Field Championships.
Vaughan placed third in Discus at 2015 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships. Vaughan won 2015 Division 1 NCAA Outdoor Women's Track and Field Championship Discus title. Shelbi Vaughan won 2015 Division 1 Southeastern Conference Discus title. She also won 2015 Texas Relays, Stanford Invitational, Sun Angel Track Classic, TCU Horned Frogs Invite Discus titles.
Vaughan placed third in Discus at 2014 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships. Vaughan won 2014 Division 1 NCAA Outdoor Women's Track and Field Championship Discus title. Shelbi Vaughan won 2014 Division 1 Southeastern Conference Discus title. She also won 2014 Texas Relays, Stanford Invitational, Sun Angel Track Classic, Texas State Bobcats Classics Discus titles.
Vaughan won 2013 Division 1 Southeastern Conference Discus title as a freshman. She also won 2013 Texas Relays, Oregon Pepsi Invitational, Louisiana State University Alumni Gold Invite, John McDonnell Invitational at University of Arkansas Discus titles.
Vaughan was the 2012 Track and Field News "High School Athlete of the Year."
Vaughan's senior season's best of 50-1.25 in the Shot put and 198-9 in the Discus fifth and first respectively in 2012. She won University Interscholastic League Texas State championships in discus titles in 2011 and 2012. She won 2012 Discus throw USA Junior Outdoor Track and Field Championships title with a 60.59 m (198 ft 9+1⁄4 in) and set the Discus throw American Junior record. She placed 4th in 2012 United States Olympic Trials (track and field) just weeks after graduating high school with a 59.68 m (195 ft 9+1⁄2 in) 3rd place American record holder Suzy Powell-Roos did not have a qualifying mark for the Olympics and neither did Vaughn, so the Olympic slot went to Gia Lewis-Smallwood.
Before turning to track and field, she practiced volleyball while at Mansfield Legacy High School.
|Representing the United States|
|2011||World Youth Championships||Lille, France||3rd||Discus throw||52.58 m (172 ft 6 in)|
|Pan American Junior Championships||Miramar, United States||1st||Discus throw||53.12 m (174 ft 3+1⁄4 in)|
|2012||World Junior Championships||Barcelona, Spain||3rd||Discus throw||60.07 m (197 ft 3⁄4 in)|
|2015||World Championships||Beijing, China||14th (q)||Discus throw||60.24 m (197 ft 7+1⁄2 in)|
|2016||NACAC U23 Championships||San Salvador, El Salvador||1st||Discus throw||57.20 m (187 ft 7+3⁄4 in)|
|Olympic Games||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil||29th (q)||Discus throw||53.33 m (174 ft 11+1⁄2 in)|