Participants

Brad MATHAS

Brad MATHAS
    Athletics
Birth Date:  24 Jun 1993
Place of Birth:  CANBERRA
Country of birth:  AUS
Age:  24
Gender:   Men
Height (cm):  188
Weight (Kg):  77

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
ATH Athletics Men's 800m 5

Brad MATHAS - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Tue, 10 Apr 10:30
Men's 800m Round 1 - Heat 1
Finished
Thu, 12 Apr 22:13
Gold Medal Event Men's 800m Final
Finished

Biographical Information


Coach

PERSONAL: Justin RINALDI (anzrankings.org.nz, 15 Mar 2018)


Other sports

A former Lower North Island age-group soccer rep. (athletics.org.nz 22 Apr 2015)


Reason: Started out as a successful school cross-country runner. (athletics.org.nz, 22 Apr 2015)
Ambition: To break the NZ 800m record of Sir Peter SNELL, of 1:44.30. (athletics.org.nz, 22 Apr 2015)
Additional information

RECKONING
Tailed off last in his 1000m heat at the 2010 Youth Olympic Games in Singapore, but refused to be discouraged. "Many athletes competing at Youth Olympic Games decided afterwards that they didn’t want to run any more, but it gave me a kick up the backside and made me decide to pursue my goals." (athletics.org.nz, 22 Apr 2015).


BREAKTHROUGH
Ran the race of his life to dip 0.06 under the Commonwealth nomination time for the 800m, with a personal best of 1.46.44 in Canberra in January 2018. (athletics.org.nz, 8 Feb 2018)


KIWI REP
First New Zealander to represent his country over 800m at a Commonwealth Games, since Jason STEWART 12 years previously. (athletics.org.nz, 8 Feb 2018)


AMBITION
Sights are set on the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. "I know it’s a cliche, but I’d love to be in the final. Once there, anything can happen. (athletics.org.nz, 8 Feb 2018)


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Legend

Gold: Gold
Silver: Silver
Bronze: Bronze
Gold Medal Event: Gold Medal Event
Bronze Medal Event: Bronze Medal Event

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