Participants

Matty DENNY

Matty DENNY
    Athletics
Birth Date:  02 Jun 1996
Place of Birth:  TOOWOOMBA
Country of birth:  AUS
Age:  21
Gender:   Men
Height (cm):  195
Weight (Kg):  118

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
ATH Athletics Men's Discus Throw 4
Men's Hammer Throw 2 Silver

Matty DENNY - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Sun, 8 Apr 14:00
Gold Medal Event Men's Hammer Throw Final
Finished
Thu, 12 Apr 11:10
Men's Discus Throw Qualifying Round - Group B
Finished
Fri, 13 Apr 19:45
Gold Medal Event Men's Discus Throw Final
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
Olympic Games
YearLocationEventRankResult
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Men's Discus Throw 19 61.16

Nickname: Matty (Athlete, Jul 2017)
Hobbies

Cars, guitar, anything with my hands (Athlete, Jul 2017)


Occupation: Student, coach
Education: Business at Griffith University, Brisbane, QLD, Australia; personal training (Cert 3 and 4) at Finance, Brisbane, Aus
Languages spoken: English
Coach

PERSONAL: Graham PITT (AUS) (Athlete, Jul 2017)


Injuries

 Hot spots in lower back (2013), stress fractures in right foot (2013), back spasms (2016). (Athlete, Jul 2017)


Reason: "Started athletics in primary school in grade 1 or 2 throwing bean bags as shot puts and vortexes as javelins. I was always interested in it but my focus as a kid until grade 8-9 was rugby league." (globalsportcoach.com, May 2017)
Ambition: To win gold at Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. (Athlete, Jul 2017)
Memorable: "Throwing 65m for the first time to qualify for the Olympics and competing at Rio (2016 Olympic Games)." (Athlete, Jul 2017)
Influence: My brothers (Athlete, Jul 2017)
Ritual: Many leg slaps. (Athlete, Jul 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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