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Jarred Rome

Olympian 2012

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Boise State '00

Name: Jarred Rome
Sport: Track & Field
Discipline: Discus Throw
Height: 6’4”
Weight: 308
Current Residence: Chula Vista, Calif.
College: Boise State '00

Olympic Experience:
  • 2012 Olympic Games, finished 17th in discus qualification
Career Highlights:
  • Two-time USA Outdoor Champion
  • Three-time USA Outdoor runner-up
  • Three-time USA Outdoor bronze
  • 2011 Pan Am Games silver medalist
  • 1997 NCAA Outdoor Championships Discus silver medalist
  • Six-time NCAA Division I All-American

Fun Facts: Rome didn’t start to take throwing seriously until he injured his knee during his senior year of high school football, but he developed into a six-time All American thrower at Boise State University by the time he graduated in 2000 ... The two-time Olympian lives and trains at the Chula Vista Training Center, but also finds time to serve as the Head Throws Coach at Mesa College in nearby San Diego ... Rome appeared in a photo spread in Vanity Fair magazine prior to the 2008 Olympics where he hoisted couture wearing supermodels over his shoulders

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