J. Ramsey Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

Jessica Ramsey Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

American shot putter J. Ramsey was born on July 26, 1991. The 2019 Pan American Games were held in Lima, Peru, where she won bronze in the women’s shot put competition.

She originated from Boynton Beach, Florida but moved on to attend Western Kentucky University for her degree in Social and Behavioral Science.

Jessica Ramsey Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

By qualifying in the discus, shot put, and hammer throw for the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships, she made history as the first woman from Western Kentucky to do so. She placed fourth in the 2019 shot put events at the Shanghai IAAF Diamond League meet. On August 29, 2020, at Marietta, Georgia.

J. Ramsey threw 18.64 metres (61 feet, 2 inches), placing her in the top 10 shot putters in the world that year. On 24 June 2021, in the Olympic Trials, J. Ramsey threw a US Olympic Trials Championships Record of 20.12 metres to win the women’s shot put (66 ft 0 in).

USA’s J. Ramsey Fouls All 3 Times in a Huge Upset at Tokyo Olympics 2020

After Raven Saunders set a new meet record at the US Olympic Team Trials, J. Ramsey reacted by setting a new personal best. She qualified for the Olympics with a record-breaking throw of 20.12 metres (66 feet, 1/4 inch) in the fourth round.

She was the heavy favourite to bring home a gold medal for the United States. She had three opportunities to score, but she missed each one.

That’s why she got a “NM” in the Olympic Finals. Most spectators were surprised by this result because her gold medal performance was only 50 centimetres higher than her previous best. The results of the trials demonstrated her victorious potential. If her final put was anything near to her trial performance, she would have won a medal.


Shot putter J. Ramsey may be most known internationally for setting a new national record of 20.12 metres at the US Olympic Track & Field Team Trials last month (66ft.). J. Ramsey is well-known as an enthusiastic and committed court-appointed special advocate (CASA) volunteer in Oxford, Mississippi, where she is based.

In an interview with Jetaun Woodly, director of network communications & marketing for the National CASA/GAL Association for Children. J. Ramsey discussed her experiences as a CASA volunteer, how she qualified for one of the most prestigious sports events in the world, and more.


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