Track & Field
Langston Newton - Track & Field - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Junior
  • High school Carmel

Collegiate Bests
15.59M | DT: 50.83M

Outdoor – Competed in the shot put and discus … Placed in the top-20 in both the shot put and discus at the Southeastern Conference Championships … Season-best shot put 15.16 meters / 49′ 9″ was recorded at 2013-opening USF Bulls Invitational … Career-best discus throw 50.83M/166′ 9″ also came at Bulls Invtiational.

Indoor – Collegiate-best shot put 15.59M / 51′ 1.75″ occurred at the Tyson Inivtational in Fayetteville, Ark. … Competed in shot put at SEC Championships.

High School
Won the state championship in both the shot put and discus throw as a senior … Holds the school records in both events … President of the school’s Diversity Focus Group.

Born in Indianapolis, Ind. … Member of the 2012 Kentucky football team as a defensive lineman … Son of John and Ruby Newton … John played college football at Grambling State University … Langston is the brother of former Kentucky quarterback Morgan Newton … Major is undecided.

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