Participants

Henry FRAYNE

Henry FRAYNE
    Athletics
Birth Date:  14 Apr 1990
Place of Birth:  ADELAIDE
Country of birth:  AUS
Age:  28
Gender:   Men
Height (cm):  188
Weight (Kg):  82

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
ATH Athletics Men's Long Jump 2 Silver

Henry FRAYNE - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Tue, 10 Apr 11:30
Men's Long Jump Qualifying Round - Group B
Finished
Wed, 11 Apr 20:32
Gold Medal Event Men's Long Jump Final
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
Commonwealth Games
YearLocationEventRank
2014 Glasgow, SCO Men's Long Jump NM

Olympic Games
YearLocationEventRankResult
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Men's Long Jump 7 8.06
2012 London, GBR Men's Long Jump 9 7.85
2012 London, GBR Men's Triple Jump 17 16.4

World Championships
YearLocationEventRankResult
2017 London, GBR Men's Long Jump 14 7.88
2011 Daegu, KOR Men's Triple Jump 9 16.78

Nickname: Fraynetrain (olympics.com.au, May 2016)
Hobbies

Motorsports, US sports (Facebook page, 10 Apr 2016)


Occupation: Athlete, student
Education: Commerce at Deakin University, Melbourne, VIC; law at Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Languages spoken: English
Coach

PERSONAL: Gary BOURNE (AUS) (olympics.com.au, Apr 2016)


Sporting relatives

Uncle Bruce FRAYNE (AUS) competed in 400m at Los Angeles 1984 Olympics. Father Geoff FRAYNE (AUS) a multiple placegetter at Australian championships in long jump. (athletics.org.au, May 2017)


Other sports

Represented South Australia in Australian rules football as a youngster. (Athlete, May 2017)


Injuries

Broken bone in ankle (2012), two disc bulges (2013) and long list of tendinopathies and muscle strains. (Athlete, May 2017)


Reason: At age 11 in 2002, won national high jump title. In 2007 he followed his then coach Vasily GRISHCHENKOV (RUS) from Adelaide to Melbourne. (athletics.org.au, May 2017)
Ambition: Australian records in long jump and triple jump, medal at Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and a return to triple jump for Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. (Athlete, May 2017)
Memorable: Silver in long jump at 2012 World Indoor Championships in Istanbul, Turkey. (Athlete, May 2017)
Hero: Muhammad ALI, British triple jumper Jonathan EDWARDS, Brazilian motor racing driver Ayrton SENNA (Facebook page, 10 Apr 2016)
Additional information

TRAVEL BY COACH
Emerged as talented triple jumper in early teens and at age 16 followed his coach Vasily GRISHCHENKOV (RUS) to Melbourne. Three years later, in 2010, moved to Brisbane to train with Gary BOURNE (AUS). (athletics.org.au, May 2017)


THE LONG AND TRIPLE OF IT
Third Australian to contest both the long jump and triple jump at an Olympic Gamess (at London 2012) and first since Phil May at Mexico City 1968. (athletics.org.au, May 2017)


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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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