The 2020 Tokyo Olympics was no less than a rollercoaster ride for the athletes. Every athlete had their fate. Some took the Olympics medal with them, while some returned home with a great experience. Alicia Monson was also one of those athletes who did not win but returned home with the experience of being an Olympian.
Monson is a five-time All-American track and field athlete specializing in long-distance running. She represented the USA in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in the 10000m race after winning third place during the trials. She showed an excellent performance in the Olympics but sadly came in thirteenth place as her competitors performed better.
|Popular Name||Alicia Monson|
|Real Name||Alicia Monson|
|Date of birth||May 13, 1998|
|Age||24 years old|
|Place of birth||Amery, Wisconsin, USA|
|Sisters||Katrina Gilles and|
|Status||In a relationship|
|Occupation||Professional track and field athlete|
|Height||5 ft 7 in (170 cm)|
Alicia Monson Net Worth and Income
The 24 year-old star athlete has been leading a decent career since her high school days.
Her participation on the track has earned her supporters as well as fortune. She has not shared about her net worth, but it’s a no-brainer that she has a decent amount as her net worth.
Height and Physical Measurements
Monson has a great height where she stands at 5 feet and 7 inches. Besides her tall physique, she also has a great athletic body.
Though her weight is not out, she still has a fit and toned body from all the sweat she has shred on the track.
Alicia’s Parents, Personal Life, and Family
The Big-Ten title holder runner was born in Amery in Wisconsin to her father Jay and mother Beth.
She grew up in a very supportive and close family along with her two sisters and one brother. She is close to her siblings, who cheer her on many occasions.
Monsoon even got her inspiration to run on the track from her sibling. She started running in middle school after seeing her elder sister running.
It was just the start as she continued it even after joining high school. During high school, she competed in cross country and on tracks.
She worked hard all this time and made her way to the US Olympics trial games this year. She performed well during the trials and even won her place in the team.
However, soon after she received her medal, she started vomiting and collapsed. She immediately got taken to the hospital, and upon examination, the doctors found the extreme heat to be the cause.
Monson recovered well from the incident and represented the USA in the Olympics, and performed well.
Besides being a hardworking athlete, she is a goofy person who loves to have fun with her friends. She is also into cooking and baking and loves to spend her time on her porch.
Alicia Monson Boyfriend and Relationship
Monson has been in a happy and healthy relationship with her boyfriend Benjamin Eidenschink since 2018.
Like her, Eidenschink is also a runner. He ran in the Texas Qualifier for the Olympics in the 10000m but lost his chance after coming in fourth place.
The couple shares a great bond and is supportive of each other. They spend a lot of time together and frequently post each other on their social media.
Education and High School
Monson earned her high school degree from Amery High school in her hometown. Once high school was over, she enrolled in the University of Wisconsin to a degree in nutritional science.
Career and Olympics
Monson started her journey as a runner in middle school.
She took her fun for running a step further after reaching high school. She started competing in cross country and long-distance running.
She has been a consistent runner from her high school and took part in many national-level competitions.
After graduating from high school, she continued her career as a runner. She has won many medals in different competitions.
In 2016, she won bronze in the USATF Junior Championship in cross country. The same year, she also received the WIAA Scholar athlete award.
Monsoon kept adding more achievements to her list. She won the Big-Ten Cross Country championship in 2018.
Just the following year, she became the USTFCCCA track athlete of the year and even won the NCAA Indoor Championship in 5000m. She was also honored with the Big-Ten Indoor Track athlete in the same year.
The star athlete was doing great at the national level so, she tried for the US Olympics trials in 10000m. She qualified after securing third place and made her place in the team. Emily Sisson finished had finished first and Karissa Schweizer was second in the trial.
She was one of the promising American athletes in the Olympics but sadly returned to the USA empty-handed after coming in thirteenth place during the final race.