Track & Field


    Amalie Iuel
    Amalie  Iuel

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Oslo, Norway

    High School:
    International School of Bangkok

    Height:
    5-11

    Event:
    Heptathlon, Jumps, Hurdles

    Birthdate:
    04/17/1994

    01/26/2016

    Cunningham and Iuel Named USC Credit Union Student-Athletes of the Week

    Randall Cunningham sets complex High Jump record to culminate impressive first day of the Conference Clash in Birmingham, Alabama.

    05/11/2015

    Wang and Iuel Named USC Credit Union Student-Athletes of the Week

    Wang leads USC men's tennis to the Round of 16 in the NCAA tournament.

    05/13/2014

    Hanfmann and Iuel Named USC Credit Union Student-Athletes of the Week

    USC freshman Amalie Iuel is the 2014 Pac-12 Heptathlon Champion.

    THIS YEAR: Senior All-American Amalie Iuel returns to compete in the 400m IH, jumps and the 4x400m relay for the Trojans. She ranks tied for third on USC's all-time list in the 400m IH and second in the heptathlon. Also a member of USC's record-setting 4x400m relay. She competed in the 400m IH at the 2016 Olympics. Named one of USC's captains for the 2017 season.

    2016: Set her native Norway record in the 400m IH with a time of 55.79 in the semis at the European Championships on July 9...it moved her into a 3rd-place tie on USC's all-time list. Iuel ran 56.24 in the finals to place 6th at the European Championships. Iuel ran 56.75 to finish 29th in the 400m IH at the Olympics. She was 10th in the 400m IH and 8th as part of USC's 4x400m relay at the NCAA Championships. She won her second Pac-12 Heptathlon title with a PR of 6,011 points which moved her to second on USC's all-time list. Closed out the multi-events championships by running a PR of 2:06.34 in the 800m which temporarily moved her into 10th on USC's all-time 800m list. The next week she injured her elbow in training for the Pac-12 Championships and finished 5th in the HJ and 10th in the 100m HH before being pulled from the meet. She set individual PRs in seven events during the season. Iuel was named the Pac-12 T&F Field Athlete of the Year. During the indoor season she won the MPSF Pentathlon title with 4,444 points.

    2015: Iuel moved into fourth place on USC's all-time 400m IH list by running 55.92 to finish third at the Florida Relays on April 3. She went on to place second in the event at the Pac-12 Championships (56.06), as well as placing seventh in the 100m HH (14.11) and running on the conference champion 4x400m relay team which clocked 3:32.12. Iuel earned All-America honors in the 400m IH by placing seventh with a time of 56.99 at the NCAA Championships. She also earned All-America status with the 4x400m relay which was the NCAA runner-up with a time of 3:29.97. The team set the USC outdoor record in the event with a time of 3:27.86 at the NCAA West Regional on May 30. The also set the school indoor record in the 4x400m with a time of 3:29.63 to take third at the NCAA Indoor Championships on March 14...it was the 11th-fastest college women's 4x400m relay time ever. She competed in the 400m dash and had a PR of 53.38 at the MPSF Indoor Championships to place fifth. Iuel again competed in the heptathlon at the Pac-12 Multi-Events Championships and took third with a PR of 5,610 points to move into fourth place on USC's all-time list. During the season she set then-PRs in six events. In the summer she placed fifth in the 400m IH at the European U23 Championships with a Norwegian national U23 record of 56.36, just a few weeks after officially becoming a citizen of Norway. She then placed 26th in the 400m IH with a time of 56.59 at the World Championships on Aug. 23.

    2014: Iuel won the Pac-12 heptathlon by posting a then-800m PR of 2:12.43 to win the final event by more than 2.5 seconds to earn 929 points and easily make up the 86 points she trailed by entering the final event. Iuel finished the two-day competition (May 10-11) with 5,378 points to become the first Trojan woman to win the event since Nicole Haynes in 1996 and her point total moved her into seventh place on USC's all-time list. Iuel was the first freshman to win the conference heptathlon since Jackie Johnson of ASU in 2004. It was only the second heptathlon ever for Iuel, who scored 4,877 points in her first attempt to place second at the Aztec Invitational on March 27-28. Iuel also excelled in the 400m IH race, placing second at the USC-UCLA Dual Meet on May 4 with a time of 58.70. She bettered that with a time of 58.10 to move into ninth place on USC's all-time list and grab the final advancing spot at the NCAA West Preliminary Rounds on May 30. She had a time of 59.74 to place 18th at the NCAA Championships on June 11 to earn All-America honorable mention. Competed indoors in the 400m and had a then-PR of 56.52 to place 10th at the Cherry & Silver Invite on January 25.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from the International School of Bangkok in 2013. Had bests of 61.4 in the 400m HH, 56.1 in the 400m dash and 5-8 in the high jump.

    PERSONAL: Amalie was born on April 17, 1994 in Denmark...Her parents are Lars Christian and Tinna and she has four siblings, Sophie, Christopher, Maja and Victor...Her hobbies include playing the guitar and singing...Her favorite food is sushi...Would like to visit Peru, China and Australia someday...She is a Human Biology major at USC...Has volunteered for Operation Smile and Traffic Jam.

    CAREER BESTS: Heptathlon -- 6,011 400m IH -- 55.79 200m -- 23.41 800m -- 2:06.34 100m HH -- 13.69 Long Jump -- 19-9.75 (6.04m) High Jump -- 6-0.50 Javelin -- 110-5 (33.67m) Shot -- 38-2.00 (11.63m)