University of Iowa Athletics
Mid Distance

Anthony Chaidez

Class Fr.
Hometown Sylmar, Calif.
High School Notre Dame Academy

2018 — Indoor – did not compete.

2017 — Indoor – ran collegiate-best 800 meters at Big Ten Championships (1:49.73)… that time ranks ninth all-time at Iowa… ran 800 meters at Iowa State Classic (1:50.75)… ran 600 and 800 meters at Meyo Invite (1:19.09, 1:52.63) and Larry Wieczorek Invite (1:20.40, 1:54.86)… ran 400  and 600 meters (49.84, 1:20.61) at Black & Gold Premier… won 600 meters at Hawkeye Invite (1:20.10)… ran 1,000 meters at Border Battle (2:34.07)… Outdoor – ran third leg on team-leading 3,200-meter relay at Florida Relays (7:30.74)… that time ranks sixth all-time at Iowa… ran 600 meters at Musco Twilight (1:18.85) and 800 meters at Mt. SAC Relays (1:51.94)… letterwinner.

High School – awarded Most Valuable Distance Runner all four years… placed sixth at the state meet his junior and senior year… school record holder in the 800 meters.

Personal- born February 4, 1998… son of Diana Torres and step-father Kevin Armstead… has two siblings; Jorge Chaidez and Kevin Armstead… open major.

Chaidez’ Collegiate Bests
Event Time Meet Date
600 Meters (O) 1:18.85 Musco Twilight 4/22/17
800 Meters (I) 1:49.73 at B1G Championships 2/24/17