|Full name||Valarie Carolyn Allman|
|Born||February 23, 1995|
Newark, Delaware, U.S.
|Height||6 ft 0 in (183 cm)|
|Weight||155 lb (70 kg)|
|Sport||Track and field|
|College team||Stanford Cardinal|
Valarie Carolyn Allman (born February 23, 1995) is an American track and field athlete specializing in the discus throw. She won the gold medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Allman earned bronze at the 2022 World Athletics Championships, which made her the first American woman to win a world championship medal in the discus throw and later added a silver medal at the 2023 World Championships. She is the North American record holder for the event.
Valarie Allman was born at Christiana Hospital in Newark, Delaware. She graduated from Silver Creek High School, in Longmont, Colorado in 2013. She then graduated from Stanford University in 2017 with a B.S. in product design.
Allman was a seven-time All-American at Stanford University. She went on to represent her country at the 2017 Summer Universiade, where she won a silver medal, and the 2017 World Championships, where she did not qualify for the final. She was the 2018 National Champion. Also, she earned bronze at the 2018 Athletics World Cup and silver at the 2018 NACAC Championships. She won the gold medal at the 2020 Summer Olympics. At the 2022 World Athletics Championships, she won a bronze medal, which made her the first American woman to win a world championship medal in the discus throw.
Allman's personal best in the discus event is 71.46 m (234 ft 5+1⁄4 in), set at the Triton Invitational in La Jolla on 8 April 2022. This was the 15th farthest throw in history and the farthest in almost 30 years.
She now resides in Austin, Texas, and trains under Coach Zebulon Sion at the University of Texas, where she is a volunteer assistant. She was sponsored by Oiselle through 2020, as well as the New York Athletic Club. She is currently sponsored by Asics.
|2014||World Junior Championships||Eugene, OR, United States||2nd||Discus||56.75 m (186 ft 2+1⁄4 in)|
|2015||Universiade||Gwangju, South Korea||5th||Discus||55.68 m (182 ft 8 in)|
|2017||World Championships||London, United Kingdom||28th (q)||Discus||53.85 m (176 ft 8 in)|
|Universiade||Taipei, Taiwan||2nd||Discus||58.36 m (191 ft 5+1⁄2 in)|
|2018||World Cup||London, United Kingdom||3rd||Discus||61.10 m (200 ft 5+1⁄2 in)|
|NACAC Championships||Toronto, Canada||2nd||Discus||59.67 m (195 ft 9 in)|
|2019||World Championships||Doha, Qatar||7th||Discus||61.82 m (202 ft 10 in)|
|2021||Olympic Games||Tokyo, Japan||1st||Discus||68.98 m (226 ft 4 in)|
|2022||World Championships||Eugene, OR, United States||3rd||Discus||68.30 m (224 ft 1 in)|
|2023||World Championships||Budapest, Hungary||2nd||Discus||69.23 m (227 ft 2 in)|