The ongoing 2020 Tokyo Olympics has become a platform for athletes worldwide to shine brighter than ever. Many athletes have represented their country in the ongoing Olympics and have a lot of hope attached to some. Some athletes have already won medals for their country, while some are competing to win one.
Cole Hocker is also one of the star athletes who just moved to the final of Men’s 1500m. Hocker made his place in the US Olympic team after winning the 1500m race during the trial games held in Eugene. He flew to Tokyo with the team and has been performing amazingly in the games till now. He secured fourth place during heat and then second place in the semifinal. Now, he will represent the USA in the final of 1500m on the 7th of August.
Biography & Wiki Quick Summary
|Popular Name||Cole Hocker|
|Real Name||Cole Hocker|
|Date of birth||June 6, 2001|
|Age||20 years old|
|Place of birth||Unknown|
|Occupation||Professional track and field athlete|
|Height||5 ft 10 inches (178 cm)|
Cole Hocker Net Worth and Salary
Hocker has been active as a track and field athlete since his high school days. He has won several championships and is even representing the USA in the ongoing Tokyo Olympics.
All these have helped him become a star athlete and to earn a good amount of fortune. Though the exact figures are not out, it is still safe to assume that he has a good amount of net worth.
Height, Weight, and Physical Measurements
The star athlete is not very tall like other athletes, but he has a good height, if not great. He stands tall at 5 ft and 10 in and has a well-built body.
Because of all the hard training and exercise on the track, he has a toned and muscular body and weighs just 69 kgs.
Cole’s Personal Life and Family
The 20 year-old athlete has not shared his birth place but has shared that he grew up in Indianapolis.
He was born to his parents Kyle and Janet. He also has a brother named Stone. He is very close to his family, who attend most of his games to cheer for him.
His dad is also a sports enthusiast who just ran 59 miles for his 50th birthday. Besides his father, his mother also supports his career and frequently posts his achievements on her social media.
Hocker is not so open about his personal life, but he shared that he got infected with COVID-19 but had no symptoms.
However, he recovered well and is competing in the ongoing Olympics.
Besides this, he has not shared anything else about his family or his personal life.
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Cole Hocker Girlfriend and Relationship
Like his personal life, Hocker has also maintained privacy about his dating life. So, people are still confused if he is single or dating anyone.
Hocker attended Fall Creek Valley Middle school during middle school. After completing middle school, he got into Cathedral High school to complete his high schooling.
In his high school days, he was both a star athlete and a good grade student. He completed high school with a 3.22 GPA.
Once he graduated from high school in 2019, he enrolled at the University of Oregon with a full scholarship.
Hocker’s love for track and field started ever since he was just a nine-year-old studying in third grade. Once he got into middle school, he started taking part in the races.
He continued his love for running even after joining high school. While in high school, he took part in the Footlocker Cross Country Championship and won. The same year, he also became the Nike Cross Nationals champion.
Because of his performances during the game, he even got named the Cross Country player of the year.
Once high school was over, he enrolled in the University of Oregon and started running for the Oregon Ducks.
He started his collegiate career in the Bill Dellinger Invitational in 2019 and came in ninth place.
Before getting his big breakthrough, the pandemic happened. However, he took the lockdown period to train and become better.
His hard training paid off as in 2021 he won the mile and the 3000m race in the Division I Indoor Track and Field Championship. He even won the Outdoor 1500m Championship and broke the record set by Notre Dame fighting Irish athlete Yared Nuguse.
Hocker had a great start this year, and it just keeps getting better and better. He qualified for the 1500m race during the US Olympic trial games after winning first place.
He has maintained the same performance even in the Olympics. During heat 1, Hocker moved to the semi-finals after coming in fourth place. Once he was in the semi-finals, he made his way to the final by coming in second place.
Currently, the star athlete is preparing to compete in the final on the 7th of August and is ready to bring the gold home.