Athlete Name: Brianne Theisen-Eaton
Athlete Country: Canada
Sport: Track and Field
Birthplace: Humboldt, Saskatchewan
Residence: Eugene, Oregon
Team Visa Member Since: 2015
While in high school, Brianne Theison-Eaton competed in volleyball, soccer and track, but Brianne found her calling when she represented Canada and became the national junior champion in the heptathlon at the 2006 World Youth Championships in Athletics. The following year, Theison-Eaton took home first place at the 2007 Pan American Junior Championships.
Brianne received a track and field scholarship to the University of Oregon where she competed in the heptathlon and pentathlon. In 2010, she won the Pac-10 title for heptathlon, NCAA Indoor title for the pentathlon and NCAA outdoor title for the heptathlon. In 2011, she won at the NCAA Indoor Championships for the pentathlon for a second time, before suffering an injury during the outdoor season. In 2012, she returned to win third her NCAA Indoor title for the pentathlon and second NCAA outdoor title for the heptathlon.
Following her college success, Theison-Eaton placed second at the Canadian Track and Field Championships and finished eleventh in the heptathlon at the 2012 London Olympics. Theisen-Eaton captured the silver medal in pentathlon at the 2014 World Indoor Championships, breaking her own national record with a personal best score of 4,768.
Following a Silver Medal at the 2015 World Championships, and a Gold Medal at the 2016 World Indoor Championship, Brianne successfully took home the Bronze Medal in the Heptathlon at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
• Rio 2016 Olympic Bronze Medalist
• Two-Time World Championhip Silver medalist (2013, 2015)
• 2016 World Indoor Champion
• 2014 World Indoor Championships Silver medalist
• London 2012 Olympic Games participant, placed 11th
• NCAA Indoor Championships — Pentathlon (2010, 2011, 2012)
• NCAA Outdoor Championships — Heptathlon (2009, 2010, 2012)