The 2020 Tokyo Olympics turned out to be celebrations for all the athletes who participated, despite winning or losing. Some returned home with medals, while others with experience and the title of Olympian. There were also few athletes like Raevyn Rogers who won the Olympic medal and dedicated it to their families.
Rogers is an American track and field athlete who won bronze in the 800m game in the 2020 Olympics. The medal meant more to her as she won it on the birthday of her mother. The 26 year-old wanted to bring something from the Olympics for her mother’s birthday and what would have been better than a medal. Rogers gave an excellent performance throughout the Olympics. She was the winner of the heat and the third place holder in the semi-final.
|Popular Name||Raevyn Rogers|
|Real Name||Raevyn Rogers|
|Date of birth||September 7, 1996|
|Age||26 years old|
|Place of birth||Houston, USA|
|Occupation||Professional track and field athlete|
|Height||5 ft 9 in (175 cm)|
Raevyn Rogers Net Worth
The ten-time All-American Rogers has built a great career for herself. Her hardworking nature has helped her win many titles throughout her career, including the bronze in the 2020 Olympics.
Along with championships, she has also earned a hefty sum of money from her career and sponsorship with Nike. Though she has not shared the exact figures of her net worth, it is still safe to assume that her net worth should be huge.
Height, Weight, and Physical Measurements
Rogers has a great height and an athletic body. She stands tall at 5 feet and 9 inches and weighs around 64 kgs.
She has maintained a toned and ripped body with her intense training and exercises. Her effort on the track has also turned her body muscular and more athletic.
Raevyn Rogers Family, Parents, and Olympics
The Olympics bronze medalist was born in Houston but grew up in Eugene.
Rogers has not shared much about her family, but we can see her parents cheering her on many occasions.
Even during the 2020 Olympics, her whole family sat in front of the TV and celebrated her third position.
Before the game, Rogers shared that she wished to bring something from the Olympics for her mother’s birthday. Her mother’s birthday was on the same day as the final game.
She fulfilled her wish by winning a bronze to take home to her mother as a birthday gift.
Raevyn Rogers Boyfriend/Husband and Relationship
Rogers has maintained privacy about her personal and dating life. So, no one knows about her status.
However, her social media suggests that she is a happy single who spends a lot of time with friends and family.
Rogers completed her high school at Kinkaid School in Piney Point in Texas.
After completing high school, she joined the University of Oregon. She finished college in 2017 with a major in fine arts.
During her time in college, she has painted more than ten art pieces and dreams of showcasing her arts in MoMA.
The six-time NCAA Division I champion started her athletic career during high school. During high school, she took part in the World Youth Championship and won third place in the 800m. She graduated in 2014 as the record holder of her school in 200m, 400m, 800m, and 1600m.
She then joined the Oregon Ducks and started her collegiate career. During college, she took part in the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championship in 800m and won the event with a time of 1:59.71. It made her the fastest freshman ever and the fourth fastest Oregon Duck.
In the same year, she also became the US Junior Outdoor and the Pan American Junior Champion.
A year after this, Rogers also tried for the 2016 Olympics but could not make it to the US Olympic team as she came in fifth place in the trial game.
She graduated from college in 2017 with a Bowerman Award and three Pac-12 conference championships. She even broke the twenty-seven-year-old collegiate record in 800m during her last two years.
After her graduation, she started her professional career by signing a contract with Nike. Her professional career was as great as her collegiate career. She won gold in the 4x400m during the World Indoor Championship and silver in the World Championship.
Rogers took her career a step forward by qualifying in the US Olympic Trial games in 2021. She then flew to Tokyo and competed in the 2020 Olympics to win gold in the 800m.
Her win in the final made her the fourth-fastest female athlete in 800m in US history.