Whitney Dosty

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Whitney Dosty
Personal information
National teamUS woman Paralympic sitting volleyball team
Born (1988-02-26) February 26, 1988 (age 35)
Tucson , Arizona
Alma materUniversity of Arizona
Years active2016-present
Height6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
CountryUnited States
SportSitting volleyball
Positionoutside hitter
Disabilityankle injury
College teamUniversity of Arizona
Achievements and titles
Paralympic finals2020 gold medal in sitting volleyball

Whitney Dosty (born February 25, 1988) is an American gold medal winning sitting volleyball player, former volleyball player, model and fashion designer . [1][2]

She won a gold medal at the and 2020 Summer Paralympics.[3][4] She also has played professional volleyball (standing) in Puerto Rico, Switzerland, Korea, Azerbaijan and Turkey.

When Dosty was young, she studied Ballet with Alvin Ailey, American Ballet Theatre and the Dance Theatre of Harlem in New York City She graduated from University of Arizona where she played Volleyball.[5] After an injury to her ankle stopped her from playing (standing) volleyball, she started playing sitting volleyball.

References[change | change source]

  1. Hansen, Greg. "Greg Hansen: Whitney Dosty mastered a 'whole new discipline.' The results were golden". Arizona Daily Star. Retrieved 2022-03-05.
  2. "Whitney Dosty – Pima County Sports Hall of Fame". Retrieved 2022-03-05.
  3. "WHITNEY DOSTY". .teamusa.org.
  4. "Whitney Dosty". USA Volleyball. Retrieved 2022-03-05.
  5. "Whitney Dosty - Volleyball". University of Arizona Athletics. Retrieved 2022-03-05.