- Date of Birth:
- March 8, 1989
- 6' 2"
Evan Jager (born Evan Reese Jager in Algonquin, Illinois, on March 8, 1989) is an American distance runner. He currently holds the North American recored in the 3000 m steeplechase, making him the 13th fastest runner in the history of the event. He is sponsored by Nike and won the silver medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics for the Steeplechase.
Best Known For:
Evan Jager is best known for winning the silver medal for the Steeplechase at the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Evan Jager currently resides in Portland Oregon, and he is engaged to Sofia Hellberg Jonsén, who was also on the track and field team for the Ole Miss Rebels at the University of Mississippi. She is a Marketing Coordinator at Skanska in Portland as well.