Participants

Lauren WELLS

Lauren WELLS
    Athletics
Birth Date:  03 Aug 1988
Place of Birth:  CANBERRA
Country of birth:  AUS
Age:  29
Gender:   Female
Height (cm):  179
Weight (Kg):  66

Events and Medals


Lauren WELLS - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Tue, 10 Apr 11:58
Women's 400m Hurdles Round 1 - Heat 2
Finished
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
Sat, 14 Apr 16:38
Gold Medal Event Women's 4 x 400m Relay Final
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
Commonwealth Games
YearLocationEventRankResult
2014 Glasgow, SCO Women's 400m Hurdles 4 56.09
2014 Glasgow, SCO Women's 4 x 400m Relay 4 3:30.27
2010 Delhi, IND Women's 400m Hurdles 4 56.31
2006 Melbourne, AUS Women's 400m Hurdles 5r1h2 57.77

Olympic Games
YearLocationEventRankResult
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's 400m Hurdles 7s3 56.83
2012 London, GBR Women's 400m Hurdles 8s1 56.66

World Championships
YearLocationEventRankResult
2017 London, GBR Women's 400m Hurdles 7r1h1 56.49
2017 London, GBR Women's 4 x 400m Relay 5r1h1 3:28.02
2015 Beijing, CHN Women's 400m Hurdles 4s3 56.04
2015 Beijing, CHN Women's 4 x 400m Relay 5r1h1 3:28.61
2013 Moscow, RUS Women's 400m Hurdles 7s2 55.75
2011 Daegu, KOR Women's 400m Hurdles 7s3 56.68
2011 Daegu, KOR Women's 4 x 400m Relay 6r1h1 3:32.27

Nickname: Loz (olympics.com.au, Jun 2016)
Previous names: BODEN
Hobbies

Listening to music, shopping, reading, making greetings cards. (Twitter profile, 20 May 2016; athletics.com.au, 05 Feb 2015) "I enjoy our two labradoodles, Honey and Pepper." (athletics.com.au).


Occupation: Athlete, student
Education: Science, psychology at University of Canberra, ACT, AUS; primary school teaching at University of Canberra
Languages spoken: English
Coach

PERSONAL: Matthew BECKENHAM (AUS) (olympics.com.au, Jun 2016)


Sporting relatives

Husband Heath won softball world championship with Australia. (canberratimes.com.au, 09 Nov 2013)


Injuries

Took four months off after London 2012 Olympic Games to recover from knee injury. (laurenboden.com, 18 Aug 2013; canberratimes.com.au, 12 Aug 2013) "I had seven stitches above my left eye in Year 12 – trying to play indoor roller hockey with the boys and coming off second best." (athletics.com.au)


Reason: Began in Little Athletics and decided to focus on hurdles in 2002 after meeting coach Matt BECKENHAM. (athleticsact.org.au, 07 Mar 2012; theaustralian.com.au, 29 Feb 2012)
Hero: Australian hurdler Jana PITTMAN (athletics.com.au, 05 Feb 2015)
Influence: Parents and coach Matt BECKENHAM. (laurenwells.com.au, 25 Aug 2015; athleticsact.org.au, 07 Mar 2012)
Ritual: "I always wear the same purple earrings my husband gave me to compete in." (olympics.com.au, Jun 2016)
Additional information

TRIBUTE
Been with coach Matt BECKENHAM for 13 years. "He has made me a more professional athlete and a better person." (olympics.com.au, Jun 2016)


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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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