get to know chari

As I completed my last college track meet, my heart knew my career in the heptathlon couldn’t be over, so I packed my bags and moved to Santa Barbara, California to pursue my dream of becoming an Olympian.

In just one year of training as a professional, I was able to improve my score by over 200 points, and in my first ever USA National Championships, took home the Bronze medal. Continuing to develop, I worked hard and achieved what few have had the chance to: becoming a member of Team USA. Now I take my career overseas to the United Kingdom, where I can continue to grow, learn, and find joy in all of my opportunities.

My journey has only just begun, and I invite you to come along with me on this Olympic adventure, filled with hard work, joy, and a burning desire to make my dream a reality

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Name: CHARI WANDA HAWKINS

Born: MAY 21ST, 1991

Height: 5-8

Weight: 125

Hometown: REXBURG, IDAHO

Current Residence: BATH, ENGLAND

High School: MADISON HIGH SCHOOL (REXBURG, IDAHO)

University: UTAH STATE UNIVERSITY & UNIVERSITY OF BATH

Personal Bests:

100MH 13.30 High Jump: 1.83 Shotput: 13.26 200M: 24.24 Long Jump: 6.26 Javelin: 43.78 800M: 2:15.01 Heptathlon: 6137