Participants

Michelle JENNEKE

Michelle JENNEKE
    Athletics
Birth Date:  23 Jun 1993
Place of Birth:  ST LEONARDS
Country of birth:  AUS
Age:  24
Gender:   Female
Height (cm):  172
Weight (Kg):  65

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
ATH Athletics Women's 100m Hurdles 4

Michelle JENNEKE - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Thu, 12 Apr 11:27
Women's 100m Hurdles Round 1 - Heat 2
Finished
Fri, 13 Apr 22:09
Gold Medal Event Women's 100m Hurdles Final
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
Commonwealth Games
YearLocationEventRankResult
2014 Glasgow, SCO Women's 100m Hurdles 5 13.36

Olympic Games
YearLocationEventRankResult
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's 100m Hurdles 6r1h2 13.26

World Championships
YearLocationEventRankResult
2017 London, GBR Women's 100m Hurdles 7s2 13.25
2015 Beijing, CHN Women's 100m Hurdles 6s2 13.01

Nickname: Shelly (corporate.olympics.com.au)
Occupation: Athlete, student (goldcoastbulletin.com.au)
Education: Engineering (mechatronic) at University of Sydney, NSW, AUS
Languages spoken: English
Coach

PERSONAL: Ash MAHONEY (AUS) (athletics.org.au, Jun 2017)


Other sports

Played soccer with the boys for 12 years, and at school played representative European handball, futsal, outdoor soccer and touch football. (michellejenneke.com.au, Jun 2017)


Injuries

Hamstring injuries in 2013. (couriermail.com.au, 05 Apr 2013)


Reason: Started training for hurdles with coach Mick ZISTI (AUS) when she was 10. (michellejenneke.com.au, Jun 2017)
Memorable: Setting a personal best and becoming second-fastest Australian of all time in women's 100m hurdles at 2015 national championships in Brisbane. (Athlete, Jun 2016)
Additional information

GLASGOW ADVENTURE
Youngest competitor in 100m hurdles final at Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games and finished fifth. (foxsports.com.au, Aug 2014)

NICE MOVES 
Internet sensation after 'Dancing Hurdler' footage of her pre-race warm-up at 2012 Barcelona Junior World Championships went viral - amassed more than 27 million views on YouTube. (michellejenneke.com.au, Jun 2017)


AMBASSADOR
Ambassador for Cancer Council NSW in Australia. "In 2013, I lost my teammate and good friend Daniel BERRY to a brain tumour. He was my main drive behind taking up the ambassador role." (theaustralian.com.au, 07 May 2016)


NEW COACH 
New coach (Ash MAHONEY) since Rio 2016 Olympic Games. "We’ve started working on some things. We’re not quite seeing that in my races but give it another 12 months and I think we’ll start seeing some really big improvements.? (news.com.au, 4 Apr 2017)


PEARSON RIVALRY
Sally PEARSON (AUS) not been beaten by an Australian since she became a senior athlete but JENNEKE has come closest. Adding spice to rivalry, JENNEKE now coached by Pearson’s former mentor Ash MAHONEY and spends half her week on the Gold Coast. (www.heraldsun.com.au, 28 Mar 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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