PR: 83.50m/273-11 (2013)
Current Residence: Fargo, ND
Hometown: Stanley, N.D.
High School: Stanley (N.D.) H.S.
College: North Dakota State
Coach: Justin St. Clair
Agent: Karen Locke
2013 USA Outdoor champion (83.50m/273-11)
Two-time Summit League conference champion
Awards and Honors
North Dakota State school record holder (69.77m/228-11)
Riley Dolezal stole many of the headlines at the 2013 USA Outdoor Championships when he came from nowhere to win the men’s javelin. Dolezal recorded a monster personal best of 83.50m/273-11 to not only win the competition, but hit the world championships “A” standard on the nose and secure his spot on Team USA for the World Outdoor Championships in Moscow. It was a personal best by more than 30 feet for the North Dakota State school record holder.
2013: USA Outdoor champion (83.50m/273-11); 3rd at Mt. SAC Relays (73.25m/240-4); 1st at Tempe Sun Angel Classic (73.15m/240-0)
2012: 1st at Fargo Bison Invitational (72.60m/238-2); 1st at Fargo Lyle Hokanson Memorial (67.82m/222-6); 17th in qualifying at U.S. Olympic Team Trials (70.78m/232-2)
2011: 2nd at Mt. SAC Relays (68.54m/224-10)
2010: 1st at Fargo NDSU Bison Open (69.54m/228-1)
2009: 1st at Tempe Baldy Castillo Invitational (69.78m/228-11)
USA/World Rankings and Personal Bests
2013: Outdoor bests -- 83.50/273-11 (No. 1 in the USA, No. 19 in the World, ranked No. 2 in the USA by T&FN)
2012: Outdoor bests – 72.60m/238-2
2011: Outdoor bests – 68.54m/224-10
2010: Outdoor bests – 69.54m/228-1
2009: Outdoor bests – 69.78m/228-11