Men's Field at New York Athletic Club in NYC

Men - Field

  • Kibwe Johnson

    • Kibwé Johnson is an American track and field athlete who specializes in the hammer throw. Kibwé has represented the United States at the World Championships in Track & Field four times (2007, 2011, 2015 and 2017). Kibwé competed in the 2012 London Olympics where he made the final. No American had made the final since 1996.  Kibwé also competed in the hammer at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

      Career Highlights

      1 x In Top 8 at Olympic Games
      2 x Pan American Games Winner
      1 x Pan American Games Silver Medalist
      4 x National Champion
      1 x National Indoor Champion
      1 x In Top 8 at World (Continental) Cup

      Personal Bests

      Hammer Throw     
      Eugene, OR    
      June 23rd, 2011

  • Joe Kovacs

    • Joseph Mathias Kovacs is an American track and field athlete who competes in the shot put. He has a personal best of 22.57 meters outdoors and 21.46 meters indoors. Joe is a 2015 World Champion, 2016 Olympic silver medalist and 2017 World silver medalist. In its most recent rankings of athletes (2017-2018), Track and Field News ranked Joe as the one of the world’s top male shot putters: no. 2 in the US and no. 3 in the world.

      Career Highlights

      1 x World champion
      1 x Olympic Games Silver medalist
      1 x World Championships Silver medalist
      1 x World (Continental) Cup Bronze medalist
      7 x Diamond League meeting winner
      2 x National champion
      1 x Diamond Trophy winner

      PErsonal bests

      Venue Date
      Shot Put
      Tucson, AZ
      May 18th, 2017
      Shot Put (indoor)    
      Albuquerque, NM     
      February 23rd, 2014
  • Conor McCullough

    • Conor McCullough is an American hammer thrower and weight thrower. Conor won the 2015 NCAA outdoor title, defeating the field by 17 feet and recording the longest throw by a collegiate athlete since May 2002. He is a two-time medalist at the junior world championships, including gold in 2010 and silver in 2008. He won bronze at the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games with a toss of 73.74m. Conor competed alongside NYAC teammate Kibwe Johnson in the hammer throw at the 2016 Rio Olympics. His father, Conor, represented Ireland in the hammer throw at the 1984 and 1988 Olympic Games. Conor was crowned national champion in the weight throw at the 2018 USATF Indoor Championships.

      personal bests

      Venue Date
      Hammer Throw
      77.20 Edmonton, Canada     
      July 6th, 2014
      Hammer Throw (6kg)
      80.79 Moncton, Canada
      July 25th, 2010
      Hammer Throw (5kg)
      77.67 Greensboro, NC
      July 28th, 2009
      Weight Throw (indoor)    
      Fayetteville, IN
      March 13th, 2015