Michelle Carter, 2016 Olympic Gold Medalist in Shot Put, Announces Retirement

After 25 seasons of throwing the shot put, 2016 Olympic Gold Medalist Michelle Carter is retiring from Track and Field after a final meet this weekend.

“It’s time for me to move on,” she said.

Carter is a household name in the world of athletics.

She is the first American woman to win gold in the shot put and holds three American records.

Carter missed the Tokyo Olympics with an injured ankle.

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