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KRISTA KEIR
Events: Discus
Height: 5-10
Weight: 260
PRs: DT - 56.98m/186-11 (2001); SP - 15.43m/50-7.5 (1997)
Born: December 19, 1979 in Columbus, Ohio
Current Residence: Westerville, Ohio
High School: Westerville South HS '98
Colleges: Indiana '00, Ohio State '02
Coach: John Smith

Career Highlights: Three-time runner-up at USA Juniors in shot put and discus; 5th at 2001 USA Outdoors DT; 10th at 2001 World University Games DT.

Keir is an up and coming discus thrower for the U.S. A collegiate standout while at Ohio State University, Keir enjoyed a successful year in 2001, finishing 5th at the 2001 USA Outdoor Championships and 10th at the 2001 World University Games. An outstanding thrower, Keir was tops on the U.S. junior circuit in both the shot put and the discus, finishing as a runner-up in 1997 and 1998 at the discus and also in 1998 in the shot put. Finished 10th at the 1998 World Junior Championships in the discus 2nd at the 1997 Junior Pan-Am Games a physically strong athlete, Keir bench pressed 260 pounds and squatted close to 400 pounds as a high school athlete she holds the Division I Ohio state record in the shot (50-9) and the discus (176-5).

2001: 3rd at NCAA Outdoors DT (54.62m/179-02) 12th at USA Outdoors DT (50.00m/164-0)ranked #10 in U.S. by T&FNbest of 54.62m/179-02.
2000: Best of 51.16m/167-10.
1999: 13th at NCAA Outdoors DT 4th at Big Ten Outdoors DT 7th at Big Ten Outdoors SP bests of 48-8.25 and 172-1.
1998: 2nd at USA Juniors SP and DT 10th at World Juniors DTdid not qualify at World Juniors SP bests of 49-11 and 174-1.
1997: 2nd at USA Juniors DT 2nd at Junior Pan-Ams 3rd at USA Juniors SP bests of 50-7.5 and 181-11.
1996: Bests of 45-9.75 (SP) and 154-0 (DT).
1995: Best of 142-7.

12/11/02

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