Participants

Ryan GREGSON

Ryan GREGSON
    Athletics
Birth Date:  26 Apr 1990
Place of Birth:  MOUNT WARRIGAL
Country of birth:  AUS
Age:  27
Gender:   Men
Height (cm):  184
Weight (Kg):  67

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
ATH Athletics Men's 1500m 9

Ryan GREGSON - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Fri, 13 Apr 11:35
Men's 1500m Round 1 - Heat 1
Finished
Sat, 14 Apr 16:10
Gold Medal Event Men's 1500m Final
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
Commonwealth Games
YearLocationEventRankResult
2014 Glasgow, SCO Men's 1500m 7s2 3:41.91

Olympic Games
YearLocationEventRankResult
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Men's 1500m 9 3:51.39
2012 London, GBR Men's 1500m 10s1 3:51.86

World Championships
YearLocationEventRankResult
2017 London, GBR Men's 1500m 9r1h2 3:43.28
2015 Beijing, CHN Men's 1500m 6r1h1 3:43.54
2011 Daegu, KOR Men's 1500m 8s1 3:47.89

Nickname: Little King (discovered Ryan means 'little king' in Irish and the name stuck). (Athlete, 30 Aug 2010)
Occupation: Athlete
Languages spoken: English
Coach

PERSONAL: Nic BIDEAU (AUS) (personal) (athletics.org.au, May 2017)


Sporting relatives

Partner Genevieve LACAZE ran in 3000m steeplechase at London 2012 Olympic Games and at Rio 2016. Cousin Casey EASTHAM (AUS) played hockey at Beijing 2008, London 2012 and Rio 2016 Olympic Games. (olympics.com.au, Jun 2016)


Other sports

Played hockey at junior state level. (Athlete, 30 Aug 2010)


Injuries

Missed Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games because of stress fracture in foot (olympics.com.au, 26 Jun 2012). Troubled by calf and foot injuries in 2011. (illawarramercury.com.au, 15 Feb 2012) Tore calf muscle in 2012 but made it to London 2012 Olympic Games, then tore other calf muscle in 1500m heat. (westsillawarra.com.au, 04 Oct 2012).


Reason: Tried the sport at age four at Albion Park Little Athletics Club, NSW, Australia. (Athlete, 30 Aug 2010)
Ambition: "My goal is to win the 1500m (at Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games)." (Athlete, Jun 2017)
Hero: Former British middle distance runner Steve OVETT (Athlete, 30 Aug 2010)
Influence: Parents and coach Nic BIDEAU. (Athlete, 30 Aug 2010)
Additional information

HISTORY
At Rio 2016, first Australian male to make Olympic Games 1500m final in 40 years. (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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