Michelle Carter wins women's shot put in US Indoor

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) Olympic champion Michelle Carter won the shot put Sunday in the USA Track & Field Indoor Championships with a mark of 62 feet, 5 1/4 inches. Carter has been busy outside track since Rio, making an appearance on ''The Bachelor'' and doing speaking engagements across the country at everything from businesses to churches. `''The Bachelor' was fun,'' Carter...
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Super Bowls and Olympic medals: Michelle Carter lives up to legacy of father-coach, Michael

When your father is Michael Carter—the only athlete ever to win both an Olympic medal and a Super Bowl title within the same year—it’s hard not to feel pressure to live up to legacy. But daughter Michelle Carter did just that this past summer when she became the first American woman ever to win an Olympic gold medal in the shot put, breaking the U.S. record along the way...
Via Excelle Sports
February 03, 2017

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October 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Olympic gold medalist Michelle Carter wins shot put in Brussels

Rio Olympic gold medalist Michelle Carter ended her track season with a bang, as she won the final Diamond League shot put competition on Thursday in Brussels, Belgium. The American once again beat Kiwi-rival Valerie Adams, who took silver in the 2016 Games. Carter’s farthest throw was 19.98-meters, which beat out Adams by .41-meters. That was Carter’s fifth farthest throw...
Via Excelle Sports
September 08, 2016

Michelle Carter thanks her father/coach for being the best

Shot put gold medalist Michelle Carter looks back at the final moments before launching her medal-winning throw and the impact her father, Michael, has had on her career.
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August 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Carter: Always walk away knowing you gave 100 percent

Michelle Carter had a lot of expectations to live up to when she decided to try out shot put, the same event her father Michael Carter had an Olympic silver medal in. However, after winning gold in Rio it's safe to say she had nothing to worry about.
Via CSN Chicago
August 13, 2016

Rio Olympics: Michelle Carter becomes first American to win gold in shot put

On day one of track and field at the Rio Olympic Games, American thrower Michelle Carter won the shot put competition in a major way. Not only did Carter win gold, she smashed the American record and was the first American to ever win the shot put event. New Zealand’s Valerie Adams was the favorite to win since she is a two-time Olympic gold medalist. Towards the end of the competition...
Via Excelle Sports
August 13, 2016

Michelle Carter upsets Valerie Adams to win shot put gold

American Michelle Carter upset favorite Valerie Adams of New Zealand to win gold in the shot put at the Rio Summer Olympics Friday night.Carter, the daughter of Olympian and three-time Super Bowl champion Michael Carter, went yard with a 20.63-meter final throw to win the United States' first medal in the women's shot put since Earlene Brown won bronze in 1960.It also dethroned two...
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August 13, 2016

Michelle Carter wins shot put gold medal on final throw

Michelle Carter saved her best for last, claiming the Olympic shot put gold medal and breaking the American record on her final throw.
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August 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Michelle Carter wins women’s shot put gold medal

Gold: Michelle Carter (United States) Silver: Valerie Adams (New Zealand) Bronze: Anita Marton (Hungary) Michelle Carter saved her best for last, claiming the gold medal and breaking the American record on her final throw. New Zealands Valerie Adams seemed poised to become the first woman to win three consecutive Olympic shot put gold medals before Carter's final attempt. Adams'...
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August 12, 2016  |  Discuss

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