Anthony Washington

For the football player, see Anthony Washington (American football).

Anthony Washington (born January 16, 1966 in Glasgow, Montana) is an American former discus thrower, who competed in three consecutive Summer Olympics. At the 1999 World Championships in Seville, Washington won the gold medal in discus throw.

His personal bests are 71.14 m in discus and 59.58 m in hammer throw. He is a four-time national champion in the men's discus event.

He once appeared in a Snickers candy bar commercial.

International competitions

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
1991 Pan American Games Havana, Cuba 1st Discus
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 12th Discus
1993 World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 10th Discus
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, Georgia 4th Discus
1999 World Championships Seville, Spain 1st Discus
Pan American Games Winnipeg, Canada 1st Discus
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 12th Discus


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