Jenny Simpson

  • jenny simpson
    2016 us olympic track and field trials 2555 (27641171904).jpg
    jenny simpson at the 2016 olympic trials
    personal information
    birth namejennifer mae barringer
    nationalityamerican
    born (1986-08-23) august 23, 1986 (age 33)
    webster city, iowa, u.s.
    residenceoviedo, florida, u.s.
    boulder, colorado, u.s.
    height5 ft 5 in (165 cm)
    weight110 lb (50 kg)
    sport
    event(s)steeplechase, 1500 m, 3000 m, 5000 m
    college teamcolorado
    clubnew balance
    turned pro2010
    coached bymark wetmore
    achievements and titles
    personal best(s)
    • 800 meters: 2:00.45[1]
    • 1500 meters: 3:57.22[1]
    • mile: 4:17.30[2]
    • 3000 meters: 8:29.58[1]
    • two miles: 9:16.78[2]
    • 5000 meters: 14:56.26[1]
    • 3000-m steeple: 9:12.50[1]

    jennifer simpson (née barringer; born august 23, 1986) is an american middle distance runner and steeplechaser. she represented the united states at the 2008 beijing olympics, 2012 london olympics and 2016 rio olympics. she is a former american record holder for the 3000 meters steeplechase. in the 1500 meters, she won a gold medal at the 2011 world championships, a silver medal at the 2013 and 2017 world championships, and a bronze medal at the 2016 olympic games in rio.[3]

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Jenny Simpson
2016 US Olympic Track and Field Trials 2555 (27641171904).jpg
Jenny Simpson at the 2016 Olympic Trials
Personal information
Birth nameJennifer Mae Barringer
NationalityAmerican
Born (1986-08-23) August 23, 1986 (age 33)
Webster City, Iowa, U.S.
ResidenceOviedo, Florida, U.S.
Boulder, Colorado, U.S.
Height5 ft 5 in (165 cm)
Weight110 lb (50 kg)
Sport
Event(s)Steeplechase, 1500 m, 3000 m, 5000 m
College teamColorado
ClubNew Balance
Turned pro2010
Coached byMark Wetmore
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)

Jennifer Simpson (née Barringer; born August 23, 1986) is an American middle distance runner and steeplechaser. She represented the United States at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, 2012 London Olympics and 2016 Rio Olympics. She is a former American record holder for the 3000 meters steeplechase. In the 1500 meters, she won a gold medal at the 2011 World Championships, a silver medal at the 2013 and 2017 World Championships, and a bronze medal at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio.[3]