Participants

Brooke STRATTON

Brooke STRATTON
    Athletics
Birth Date:  12 Jul 1993
Place of Birth:  BOX HILL
Country of birth:  AUS
Age:  24
Gender:   Female
Height (cm):  166
Weight (Kg):  58

Events and Medals


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

Brooke STRATTON - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Wed, 11 Apr 19:00
Women's Long Jump Qualifying Round - Group B
Finished
Thu, 12 Apr 19:55
Gold Medal Event Women's Long Jump Final
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
Olympic Games
YearLocationEventRankResult
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's Long Jump 7 6.74

World Championships
YearLocationEventRankResult
2017 London, GBR Women's Long Jump 6 6.67
2015 Beijing, CHN Women's Long Jump 14 6.64

Nickname: Brookey (olympics.com.au, Jun 2016)
Hobbies

"Photography and exploring the outdoors." (Athlete, Jan 2018)  


Occupation: Coach, student (Olympics.com.au, Jul 2016)
Education: Health sciences at Deakin University, Victoria, Australia
Languages spoken: English
Coach

PERSONAL: Russell STRATTON (AUS) (olympics.com.au, Jun 2016)


Injuries

Out for six months with stress fracture of L4 vertebra in back and missed Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games (smh.com.au, 15 Mar 2016)


Reason: Started at age five in Little Athletics and found her passion for long jump after winning first state gold medal in U9 competition. (olympics.com.au, Jun 2016)
Ambition: “To win an Olympic gold medal.? (Athlete, Jan 2018)
Memorable: “Placing seventh at the 2016 Rio Olympics.? (Athlete, Jan 2018)
Hero: “Bronwyn THOMPSON (AUS). She was the previous Australian record holder and achieved some incredible results for our country. She helped me believe I could one day be in a similar position.? (Athlete, Jan 2018)
Influence: “My dad (coach) and mother. My dad is not only a fantastic parent, he is also an incredible coach. My dad and mum both gave me every opportunity growing up to reach my goals.? (Athlete, Jan 2018)
Ritual: “Snickers bar prior to competition.? (Athlete, Jan 2018)
Additional information

BREAKTHROUGH
Began 2015/2016 domestic summer season with personal-best 6.73m. In March 2016, her 7.05m bettered the 14-year-old Australian record held by Bronwyn THOMPSON. (olympics.com.au, Jun 2016)


ILLNESS
Diagnosed with coeliac disease in April 2013; change of diet helped her overcome fatigue. (smh.com.au, 15 Mar 2016; heraldsun.com.au, 02 Oct 2013)


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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