Participants

John PORCH

John PORCH
    Rugby Sevens
Birth Date:  04 Mar 1994
Age:  24
Gender:   Men
Height (cm):  186
Weight (Kg):  87

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
RUG Rugby Sevens Men 5

John PORCH - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Sat, 14 Apr 9:31
Men Pool Round - Pool B
Australia
24
Samoa
7
Finished
Sat, 14 Apr 13:11
Men Pool Round - Pool B
Australia
32
Jamaica
5
Finished
Sat, 14 Apr 20:05
Men Pool Round - Pool B
England
26
Australia
17
Finished
Sun, 15 Apr 10:15
Men Placing 5-8
Australia
33
Kenya
5
Finished
Sun, 15 Apr 13:33
Men Placing 5-6
Australia
26
Scotland
0
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
Olympic Games
Year Location Rank
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 8

World Series
Year Location Rank
2016/17 Various 6
2015/16 Various 4

Nickname: Porchy (Athlete, 6 Oct 2017)
Occupation: Athlete (Athlete, 6 Oct 2017)
Languages spoken: English
Coach

NATIONAL: Andy FRIEND (AUS) (worldrugby.org, 4 Feb 2018)


Position style: Back
Injuries

Compound ankle fracture in 2013 requiring 10 months rehabilitation. (Northern Daily Leader, 1 Dec 2017) Broke right leg in November 2016 at the Oceania Sevens. (Instagram, 11 Nov 2016)


National team: 2016 at the Wellington Sevens
Reason: "Mum and dad gave me a footy when I was young and I haven't been able to put it down." (Athlete, 6 Oct 2017)
Ambition: "To win Commonwealth gold, a World Series and gold at Tokyo 2020 (Olympic Games)." (Athlete, 6 Oct 2017)
Memorable: "Making it to the Rio (2016) Olympic Games." (Athlete, 6 Oct 2017)
Hero: Australian rugby player, Matt BURKE. "Growing up I was a goal kicker and also a fullback, so I tried to replicate the way he kicked at goal and the way he played positionally." (Athlete, 6 Oct 2017)
Influence: "My mum. She has sacrificed a lot for me to get where I am today." (Athlete, 6 Oct 2017)
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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