65 Michelle Carter – Shot Put Olympic Champion

Friday 24 November 2017

With her last throw in the competition Michelle Carter became the Olympic Shot Put Champion in Rio de Janeiro last year.

Michelle Carter relives that moment on this week’s Best in the World with Richard Parr podcast.

Confidence becomes the keyword of her conversation with Richard.

Michelle discusses her ‘You Throw Girl Sports Confidence Camp’.

The American talks about coping with hypothyroidism and how make-up keeps her confident.

We also learn about Michelle’s family including her rivalry with her sister and her relationship with her dad.

Her father, Michael Carter, is her coach and a former Olympic silver medalist in shot put.

His father was also a three-time NFL Super Bowl winner.

If you would like to learn even more about Michelle, head to her website and you can follow her on Twitter.