Randy Heisler

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameRandall Lee "Randy"•Heisler
Used nameRandy•Heisler
Born7 August 1961 in Warsaw, Indiana (USA)
Measurements190 cm / 111 kg
AffiliationsNYAC, New York (USA)
NOC United States


Randy Heisler was a discus thrower who competed at the 1988 Seoul Olympics. He won two bronze medals in the discus at the 1987 and 1995 Pan American Games. Heisler competed in college for Indiana Central University, placing sixth at the NCAA Meet in 1983-84. He was runner-up at the US Championships in 1987 and 1994, placing third in 1990 and 1995, and at the 1988 Olympic Trials. Heisler was ranked in the US top 10 eleven times between 1985-96 with a top ranking of #2 in 1987 and #3 in 1988, 1990, and 1994. He later worked as a track coach at Indiana University and then became head track coach at Ball State University, stepping down in 2015.

Personal Best: DT – 67.62 (1987).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1988 Summer Olympics Athletics USA Randy Heisler
Discus Throw, Men (Olympic) 17 r1/2

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