The ongoing 2020 Olympic Games has given a chance to many athletes to show their talent from national level champions into international level champions. Many state-level and national-level athletes competed in the trial games for the opportunity to represent their country internationally. Grant Fisher is also one of them.
Grant Fisher is an eleven-time All-American distance runner. He qualified for the 2020 Olympics by securing second place in both 5000 m and 10,000 m during the US Trial games. Fisher has already participated in the 10,000 m and is waiting to participate in the 5,000 m in the ongoing 2020 Olympics. Unfortunately, he ranked fifth in the 5000 m race, but he still has a chance to win gold in the 10,000m race.
Biography & Wiki Quick Summary
|Date of birth
|April 22, 1997
|26 years old
|Place of birth
|Calgary, Alberta, Canada
|Professional distance runner
|1.5 Million USD
|5.10 ft (155 cm)
Grant Fisher Net Worth and Earnings
The twelve-time NCAA Division I All-American runner has a great career and will also represent the USA in the ongoing Olympics.
With a great career, he has also earned a good amount of money during these years, which has brought his net worth to 1.5 Million USD.
Height and Physical Measurements
Fisher has a comparatively shorter height than other runners. He is 5.10 ft tall. He is also lighter in comparison to other runners and weighs only 61 kgs.
However, both his height and weight have been aiding to make his movement swifter in the fields.
Grant Personal Life And Family
Fisher was born in Canada but later moved to the United States. He grew up in Grand Blanc in Michigan. Fisher holds dual citizenship, making him both a Canadian and an American. But when he is in the field, he represents the USA.
He was born as one of the three children of Dan and Sonia. He has one older sister, Hailey, and one younger brother, Mark.
Fisher comes from an athletic background as his father himself was a runner who ran for Arizona state. Along with Fisher and his father, his brother is also in sports but plays soccer.
Fisher started engaging in sports ever since he was four. He then joined the cross country team during middle school when he was in grade seven.
After that, Fisher kept pursuing a cross country career even when he was in high school and college.
Along with being a charmer on the field, he is also a nerd in studies. He got a GPA of 4.5 and ACT of 34 and even graduated by majoring in electrical engineering.
Fisher has a great career with many records and medals. He also has a healthy and close relationship with his family.
Grant Fisher Girlfriend and Relationship
Fisher has not shared anything about his love life. So, no one knows if he is dating someone or is single.
For now, he is more focused on his career, and we all hope he wins gold in his upcoming match.
The 26 year-old grew up in Grand Blanc and attended the local high school.
He completed his high school at the Grand Blanc Highschool. Once his high school was over, he enrolled at Stanford University to pursue his degree in electrical engineering.
Fisher started running when he was just in grade seven by joining the cross country team. Once, he was in high school, even there he joined the cross country and soccer team.
During his high school days, he ran in the Footlocker Midwest regionals and nationals and won both.
Around this time, he also took part in the Adidas Grand Prix and ran a mile in a short time of 4:02.02, which made him the winner of the race.
His high school career kept getting better as he again won the Footlocker Nationals and Portage Invitational during his senior year. He even became the seventh high schooler who broke the record of running a mile in 4 minutes.
After his high school was over, he joined Stanford University. Even in college, he continued his passion for running and took part in many races.
While still in college, he won the 500m race in the Outdoor Track and Field event organized by the NCAA.
He played for his college until he went professional in 2020 after he got sponsored by Nike.
He kept continuing his career on the tracks and took part in the races organized by Bowerman Track Club. During one of these races, he even set a time record of 3:36.23, which was his personal best till that day.
Besides these, Fisher is also a Gatorade Player of the year and a three-time winner of the Pac-12 Championship.
He also qualified for a spot in the US Olympic team in 2016 but didn’t make it to the finals.
Fisher again took part in the Olympic trials this year and ran in the 5000 m and 10,000 m events. He came second in both games and qualified to represent Team USA in the ongoing 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. In the 5000m trials, Paul Chelimo came first and Woody Kincaid achieved the third position.
He has already competed in the 10,000 m race held on 30th July, but sadly, he couldn’t win the gold as he came fifth.
However, we can still hope that he can win gold in the upcoming 5,000 m race.