Participants

Melissa BREEN

Melissa BREEN
    Athletics
Birth Date:  17 Sep 1990
Place of Birth:  CANBERRA
Country of birth:  AUS
Age:  27
Gender:   Female
Height (cm):  174
Weight (Kg):  67

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
ATH Athletics Women's 100m  
Women's 4 x 100m Relay DQ

Melissa BREEN - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Sun, 8 Apr 14:23
Women's 100m Round 1 - Heat 4
Finished
Sun, 8 Apr 17:19
Women's 100m Semifinal 2
Finished
Sat, 14 Apr 14:57
Gold Medal Event Women's 4 x 100m Relay Final
Finished

Legend

DQ: Disqualified

Biographical Information


Highlights
Commonwealth Games
YearLocationEventRankResult
2014 Glasgow, SCO Women's 4 x 100m Relay 5 44.21
2014 Glasgow, SCO Women's 100m 5s1 11.45
2010 Delhi, IND Women's 100m 5s1 11.78

Olympic Games
YearLocationEventRankResult
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's 100m 7r1h7 11.74
2012 London, GBR Women's 100m 5r1h6 11.34

World Championships
YearLocationEventRankResult
2015 Beijing, CHN Women's 100m 6r1h2 11.61
2013 Moscow, RUS Women's 100m 5r1h3 11.47
2013 Moscow, RUS Women's 200m 6r1h4 23.95
2011 Daegu, KOR Women's 4 x 100m Relay 3r1h2 43.79

Nickname: Mel, Breeny, MJ (Athlete, July 2017)
Hobbies

Pilates, cooking. "Being a great 'fur mum' to my cat Cleo. I am a clean freak, so I actually enjoying cleaning my house." (Athlete, July 2017)


Occupation: Athlete, part-time at Royal Australian Mint in the education program (Athlete, July 2017)
Education: Certificate 3 and 4 in fitness, Australian Vocational Training Academy, ACT, AUS
Languages spoken: English
Coach

PERSONAL: Matt BECKENHAM (AUS) (olympics.com.au, May 2017)


Sporting relatives

"Grandparents on my mum's side were track athletes and I am proud to say that's where I got my gift from. My Pa is 91 years young, living in Albury, NSW. My mum also ran throughout her schooling years." (Athlete, July 2017)


Injuries

"The worst injury was an internal one. After racing over in Asia in 2013 I was struck down with food poisoning, which resulted in multiple liver and kidney infections." (Athlete, July 2017)


Reason: "Athletics started for me at age five at Tuggeranong Little Athletics Club. I wanted to start because my older brother Matt was doing it." (Athlete, July 2017)
Ambition: Break 11 seconds for 100m. (Athlete, July 2017)
Memorable: Breaking 20-year-old national 100m record, running 11.11 seconds and winning 2012 women’s Stawell Gift off scratch. (olympics.com.au, May 2017)
Hero: "Be your own hero." (Athlete, July 2017)
Influence: "My mum and dad, coach Matt, therapist Scott SMITH." (Athlete, July 2017)
Additional information

COACH
Coaching a junior group in the MattyB department squad (specialist athletics coaching). (olympics.com.au, May 2017)


COMMONWEALTH GAMES
Gold Coast 2018 will be her third Commonwealth Games. At two previous Games, progressed to semifinals in 100m. At Glasgow 2014, fifth in 4x100m relay. (tilastopaja.eu, Oct 2017)


Social Media

Legend

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

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