Participants

Lisa WEIGHTMAN

Lisa WEIGHTMAN
    Athletics
Birth Date:  16 Jan 1979
Place of Birth:  MELBOURNE
Country of birth:  AUS
Age:  39
Gender:   Female
Height (cm):  157
Weight (Kg):  44

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
ATH Athletics Women's Marathon 2 Silver

Lisa WEIGHTMAN - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Sun, 15 Apr 7:20
Gold Medal Event Women's Marathon Final
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
Commonwealth Games
YearLocationEventRankResult
2010 Delhi, IND Women's Marathon 3 2:35:25

Olympic Games
YearLocationEventRankResult
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's Marathon 31 2:34:41
2012 London, GBR Women's Marathon 16 2:27:32
2008 Beijing, CHN Women's Marathon 33 2:34:16

World Championships
YearLocationEventRankResult
2009 Berlin, GER Women's Marathon 17 2:30:42

Nickname: Goa (olympics.com.au, 25 Mar 2013)
Hobbies

"I am a mother of a two-year-old. Running is my hobby." (Athlete, Nov 2017)


Occupation: Business consultant and people manager at IBM (olympics.com.au, Jun 2016)
Education: Business information systems at Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Victoria, AUS (olympics.com.au, Jun 2016)
Languages spoken: English, Italian
Coach

PERSONAL: Richard TELFORD (AUS) (olympics.com.au, Jun 2016)


Sporting relatives

Father Peter WEIGHTMAN played Australian rules football for Fitzroy (VFL) and Preston (VFA). Her cousin Dale WEIGHTMAN was a champion rover for Richmond in almost 300 VFL/AFL games and named in its Team of the Century. (olympics.com.au, Jun 2016)


Injuries

"Maintaining a healthy and injury-free body is key. That's where I’m getting smarter. Learning what exercises I need to do and the monitoring and indicators that tell me: 'Today, let’s just take a rest.'" (Athlete, 1 Jul 2017)


Reason: Born with a weak chest, so her dad encouraged her to run cross-country to strengthen her cardiovascular system. (runnerstribe.com, 05 Nov 2009)
Ambition: "To improve on my bronze medal at Dehli 2010 Commonwealth Games. I ran a personal best earlier this year (2017), so I'm not putting limits on myself." (Athlete, Nov 2017)
Memorable: “Winning the Melbourne Marathon in 2013, with my family at the finish line at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. It was a personal best." (Athlete, Nov 2017)
Hero: “Australian distance runner Lisa ONDIEKI. As a junior, I watched her race at Olympic Park (in Melbourne) and wanted to run as fast as her.? (Athlete, Nov 2017)
Influence: “My dad has always encouraged me in everything and to persist through injury.? (Athlete, Nov 2017)
Additional information

INSPIRATION
Named son Peter Richard McARTHUR after his grandfathers and coach Richard TELFORD. (lisaweightman.com, May 2016)


PHILOSOPHY
"I won't be told that I can't. Nothing beats persistence." (lisaweightman.com, 18 May 2016)


ALL ABOUT ME
In 2015, Lisa and employer IBM created software application Optimal Me. It was developed to analyse data about what Lisa eats, how she feels, her rest, when she trains, and other factors of life as an athlete. (huffingtonpost.com.au, 16 Jun 2016)


COMMONWEALTH GAMES
Bronze medal in Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games marathon. (tilastopaja.eu, Nov 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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