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Emma Coburn Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Emma Coburn Quick Info
Height 5 ft 8 in
Weight 54 kg
Date of Birth October 19, 1990
Zodiac Sign Libra
Spouse Joe Bosshard

Emma Coburn is an American middle-distance runner who is a specialist in the 3000 meters steeplechase event in which she has won the ‘Gold’ medal at the 2017 World Championships, the ‘Silver’ medal at the 2019 World Championships, and the ‘Bronze’ medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics. In the same event, representing the Americas, she had won the ‘Gold’ medal at the 2014 Marrakech IAAF (International Association of Athletics Federations) Continental Cup. She has also won the United States National Championship on multiple occasions (2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019), dominating the event throughout the 2010s.

Born Name

Emma Coburn

Nick Name

Emma

Emma Coburn as seen in an Instagram Post in September 2020
Emma Coburn as seen in an Instagram Post in September 2020 (Emma Coburn / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Libra

Born Place

Boulder, Boulder County, Colorado, United States

Residence

Crested Butte, Gunnison County, Colorado, United States

Nationality

American

 

Education

Emma had attended the Crested Butte Community School, a K-12 school in Crested Butte, Colorado. After her high school graduation in 2008, she had joined the University of Colorado Boulder (CU Boulder), a public research university in her hometown of Boulder. She had graduated from there in 2013 with a degree in marketing.

Occupation

Middle-Distance Runner

Emma Coburn as seen in an Instagram Post in February 2021
Emma Coburn as seen in an Instagram Post in February 2021 (Emma Coburn / Instagram)

Family

  • Father – Bill Coburn
  • Mother – Annie Coburn
  • Siblings – Joe Coburn (Brother), Willy Coburn (Brother), Gracie Coburn Willette (Sister)
  • Others – William E. Coburn (Grandfather), Carey Willette (Brother-in-Law) (Fly Fisherman), August Willette (Nephew), Daisy Willette (Niece)

Events

Steeplechase, 3000 meters, 1500 meters

Build

Athletic

Height

5 ft 8 in or 173 cm

Weight

54 kg or 119 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Emma has dated –

  1. Joe Bosshard (2017-Present) – Emma got married to her coach Joe Bosshard in a ceremony in Hawaii in October 2017.

Emma Coburn and Joe Bosshard, as seen in January 2021
Emma Coburn and Joe Bosshard, as seen in January 2021 (Emma Coburn / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

White

She is of American descent.

Hair Color

Blonde

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Toned physique
  • Center-parted, long, straight hair
  • Radiant face

Brand Endorsements

Emma has been sponsored by –

  • New Balance
  • Nuun Hydration
  • COROS Wearables
  • Momentous Vitamins

Emma Coburn as seen in an Instagram Post in March 2021
Emma Coburn as seen in an Instagram Post in March 2021 (Emma Coburn / Instagram)

Emma Coburn Facts

  1. When Emma had qualified for the 2012 Olympics, in the 3000 meters steeplechase event, she was just 21 years old and the youngest runner in the American contingent. She had stood 3rd in her heat and had qualified for the final where she had finished a creditable 8th with a personal best time of 9:23.54.
  2. In the calendar year 2014, she had improved her personal best time on 4 different occasions – to 9:19.81 at the Shanghai Diamond League meeting, to 9:17.84 at The Prefontaine Classic in Eugene, Oregon, to 9:14.72 at the Paris Diamond League meeting, before breaking the American record by clocking 9:11.42 at the Diamond League meet in Glasgow.
  3. When she had won the ‘Bronze’ medal in the 3000 meters steeplechase event at the 2016 Rio Olympics, she had become the first American woman to win an Olympic medal in that event. She had also set a new American record there with a time of 9:07.63.
  4. When she had won the ‘Gold’ medal in the 3000 meters steeplechase event at the 2017 World Championships, she had become the first American woman to win a steeplechase ‘Gold’ medal at either the World Championships or the Olympics. She had also broken her own American record with a time of 9:02.58.
  5. At the same event, Courtney Frerichs had won the ‘Silver’ medal. This had made Emma and Courtney the first American pair to win the ‘Gold and Silver’ double at any individual World Championships or Olympics race longer than 400 meters since the 1912 Stockholm Olympic Games.

Featured Image by Emma Coburn / Instagram

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