Participants

Ben O'DONNELL

Ben O'DONNELL
    Rugby Sevens
Birth Date:  14 Aug 1995
Age:  22
Gender:   Men
Height (cm):  189
Weight (Kg):  90

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
RUG Rugby Sevens Men 5

Ben O'DONNELL - 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


Nickname: Benny, BOD (Facebook, 20 Jan 2018; Athlete, 6 Oct 2017)
Hobbies

"I'm a keen golfer, even though I'm useless." (Athlete, 6 Oct 2017)


Occupation: Athlete, student (Athlete, 6 Oct 2017)
Education: Sport and exercise management at University of Technology Sydney, NSW, Australia
Languages spoken: English
Coach

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


Position style: Back
Sporting relatives

Cousins, Declan and Kylem O’DONNELL, represented New Zealand in rugby sevens, with Declan taking home a sliver medal from the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. (rugbynews.net.au, 24 Jan 2018)


National team: 2017 at the Dubai Sevens
Reason: "Started playing as a four-year-old for the Clovelly Eagles, picking up grass more than actually playing." (Athlete, 6 Oct 2017)
Ambition: "Win gold at the Olympics in rugby sevens." (Athlete, 6 Oct 2017)
Memorable: "Earning a full-time contract with the Australian sevens." (Athlete, 6 Oct 2017)
Hero: Australian rugby league footballer, Steve 'Beaver' MENZIES. "Was lucky enough to actually meet him and then go on the Classic Wallabies tour of Hong Kong and play alongside him." Irish rugby player, Brian O'DRISCOLL. "Met Brian on tour as an HSBC Ambassador at the Hong Kong Sevens after series function in the HSBC executive tent, which we somehow snuck into." (Athlete, 6 Oct 2017)
Influence: "My parents and friends. Super supportive and have always believed in me when maybe I haven't myself." (Athlete, 6 Oct 2017)
Ritual: "Just a few bum touches." (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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