The American discus and shot putter Rachel Dincoff was born on December 24, 1993. For Auburn University, Dincoff was a track and field All-American.

In 2014, during the outdoor track and field season, she threw the shot put 16.08 metres at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships.

Rachel Dincoff Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

Earning her a spot on the Second Team All-American. Dincoff is the head coach at New Mexico State.

Rachel Dincoff placed second to Jorinde van Klinken in the women’s discus at the Tucson Elite Classic on May 20, 2021.

Rachel Dincoff Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

Dincoff’s personal best of 64.41 metres put him well ahead of the Olympic qualifying mark of 63.50.

She placed third in the discus on June 19, 2021, at the 2020 United States Olympic Trials (track and field), behind Valarie Allman and Micaela Hazlewood.

She was guaranteed a spot in the postponed Olympic Games because her qualifying throw had already exceeded the required threshold.

Dincoff threw a 56.22 and placed 12th in her qualifying group for the discus competition at the 2020 Summer Olympics.

Dincoff’s Olympic Dream Comes True in Women’s Discus Qualifying Rounds

A volunteer assistant women’s track & field coach at NM State achieved a lifelong goal on Saturday morning, despite not advancing to the finals of the discus event.

To qualify for the women’s discus event at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Rachel Dincoff was one of 15 athletes.

From around the world who competed in the first of two qualifying rounds held at Olympic Stadium.

Thirty-one people from all over the world entered the competition to try and earn one of the 12 coveted spots in the finals.

On her first of three attempts, the Aggies’ unpaid assistant coach threw 55.10 metres.

Dincoff finished 12th out of the 15 competitors in group A after recording a throw of 56.22 metres despite making a critical error on her second attempt.

Of the 31 people who competed in both rounds of qualifying, Dincoff placed 27th overall.

Valarie Allman, also of Team USA, threw the longest qualifying round discus throw of 66.42 metres to join Dincoff in the finals.

Conclusion

Dincoff will be one of three athletes and coaches from New Mexico State University who will be taking part in the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.

For Morocco, incoming freshman swimmer Lina Khiyara swam in the women’s 200-meter freestyle quarterfinals earlier this week.

One more alumna of New Mexico State University will be taking part in the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.

On August 3, 2021, at 4:30 p.m. MT, female golfer Alena Sharp will begin her four-round individual stroke play session.