Clayton Murphy – Flip it to Motivation

Carrie chats with Olympian Clayton Murphy! They talk all about the Olympic trials, the Olympics, the ups and downs of his fairly young professional career, his love story with his wife (Olympian Ariana Murphy), his podcast called Track Boys Podcast, and so much more!

Recorded June 30, 2021

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Clayton Murphy

Bio courtesy of Team USA
Name: Clayton Murphy
Sport: Track and Field
Event(s): 800-meter
Height: 5-11
Weight: 150
DOB: 2/26/1995
Birthplace: Greenville, Ohio
Hometown: New Paris, Ohio
High School: Tri-Village Local School (New Madison, Ohio)
College: University of Akron ’17, Corporate Finance

Olympic Experience
– Olympian (2016); Olympic medalist (bronze)
– Rio 2016 Olympic Games, bronze

World Championship Experience
– Most recent: 2015 – 6th in semifinal heat 1
– Years of participation: Outdoor – 2015
– Top finish: 6th in semifinal heat 1 – 2015

Other Career Highlights
– 2015 Pan American Games, gold

Personal: Son of Mark and Melinda Murphy…Won gold in his international debut at the 2015 Pan American Games…Turned professional and signed with Nike in June 2016.

Show Notes:

Clayton Murphy on Twitter
Clayton Murphy on Instagram

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