Maggie Vessey

Track & Field

Served as envoy

  • 2017  –  Morocco

Maggie Vessey is an American athlete who competes in middle distance track events. She represented the US at the 2009 World Championships in Athletics and 2011 World Championships in Athletics in 800m.

While competing for Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo, Vessey was the Big West Conference 800m champion twice. She finished second in the 800m at the 2005 NCAA championships. At the 2008 Olympic Trials, Vessey finished 5th in the 800m. She ran her fastest 400m times of 52.82 at the 2014 Occidental Invite. In 2015, she won the gold medal at the IAAF World Championships breaking a national record.