Suzy Powell-Roos

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameSuzanne N. "Suzy"•Powell-Roos
Used nameSuzy•Powell-Roos
Born3 September 1976 in Modesto, California (USA)
Measurements183 cm / 79 kg
NOC United States


Suzy Powell-Roos was a three-time Olympian, throwing the discus for the United States in 1996, 2000, and 2008. Powell attended UCLA, graduating in 1999, after being named the 1994 Track & Field News High School Athlete of the Year. While at UCLA she was runner-up in the NCAAs in 1996 and 1997.

Powell won the USA title in 1996 and 2007, placing second at that meet seven times – 1997, 2000-03, 2006, and 2008. In April 2007 she set an American record of 67.67 at a meet on the Hawaiian island of Maui. Powell went into coaching and training, forming Sports Performance Consultants in the Modesto, California area.

Personal Best: DT – 69.44 (2002).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1996 Summer Olympics Athletics USA Suzy Powell
Discus Throw, Women (Olympic) 33 r1/2
2000 Summer Olympics Athletics USA Suzy Powell
Discus Throw, Women (Olympic) 15 r1/2
2008 Summer Olympics Athletics USA Suzy Powell-Roos
Discus Throw, Women (Olympic) 25 r1/2