Heather Miller-Koch at Olympic trials, AP photo

Columbus High School 2005 graduate Heather Miller-Koch reacts after winning the women's heptathlon 800-meter run at the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials on July 10, 2016, at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. Miller-Koch took second in the seven-discipline heptathlon to qualify for the summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

Hometown: Columbus, Wisconsin

Education: St. Cloud State

Event: Heptathlon

When: Aug. 12 (all day), Aug. 13 (all day)

Miller-Koch placed second at Trials with a career-best score of 6,423 points. It was quite the improvement from her 12th place finish at the 2012 Trials. She used a first-place finish in the 800-meter race to propel herself to Rio de Janeiro as a member of Team USA.

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