Evan Jager

Represents: USA  USA
Trains: Portland, OR
Born: March 8, 1989
Educated: University of Wisconsin / Portland State
Coach: Jerry Schumacher
Sponsor: Nike

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Fast Times

  • 1500 meters: 3:32.97 (Portland, 2015)
  • Mile: 3:53.33 (Eugene, 2014)
  • 3,000 meters: 7:35.16 (Stockholm, 2012)
  • 3,000-meter steeplechase: 8:00.45 AR (Paris, 2015)
  • 5,000 meters: 13:02.40 (Brussels, 2013)

Memorable Races

  • Bronze medalist, 2017 World Championships steeplechase
  • Silver medalist, 2016 Olympic steeplechase
  • Two-time Olympic Trials steeple champ (2012, 2016)
  • Six-time U.S. steeple champ
  • Champion, 3000SC - 2015 US Championships
  • American Record - 3000SC / 8:00.45, Paris, 2015
  • 1500m PR / 3:32.97, Portland, 2015
  • 2nd, 3000SC / Continental Cup, Marrakesh, Morocco, 2014
  • Champion, Steeplechase - 2014 US Championships
  • 5000m PR / 13:02.40 - Brussels, 2013
  • 5th, 3000SC / IAAF World Championships, 2013
  • Champion, Steeplechase - 2013 US Championships
  • 3000m PR / 7:35.16 Stockholm, 2012
  • 6th, 3000SC / 8:23.87 - Olympic Games, 2012
  • Champion, Steeplechase - 2012 US Olympic Trials
  • 3rd, 5000m / 13:22.18 (PB) - 2009 US Outdoor Championships
  • 8th, 1500m - 2008 IAAF World Junior Championships

Recent Races

  • 3rd, Diamond League steeple, 8:11.71 (9/1/2017, Brussels)
  • 3rd, World Championships steeple, 8:15.53 (8/8/2017, London)
  • 7th, Diamond League mile, 3:57.39 (8/20/2017, Birmingham)
  • 1st, Diamond League steeple, 8:01.29 (world lead) (7/21/2017, Monaco)
  • 1st, USATF steeple, 8:16.88 (6/25/17, Sacramento, CA)

Chatter

Chicago Tribune: Silver medalist Evan Jager returns to Jacobs High — with Olympic gift , Oct 2017
Letsrun.com: Evan Jager Crushes 8:01.29 World Leader , July 2017
Northwest Herald: Kicking off Algonquin's Library Loop 5K, Olympian Evan Jager to be serenaded , Oct 2017
Runner's World: Evan Jager makes medal history, but still "a little bummed" , Aug 2017


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American record holder and Olympic silver medalist in the 3,000-meter steeplechase. Two-time Olympian and four-time World Championships team member. Native of Algonquin, Illinois is a Chicago Bears fan.
Evan's personal website is EvanJager.com


Twitter Name @evanjager

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