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Ryan Gregson

Sport / Discipline

Athletics

Birth Place

Wollongong

Birth state

NSW

Date of Birth

26/04/1990

Age

30

Glasgow, 2014

Gold Coast, 2018

Results History

GAMES SPORT / DISCIPLINE EVENT / PHASE OPPONENT PERFORMANCE RESULT MEDAL

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Additional Information

Languages Spoken:

No

Are you a citizen of a country other than Australia? If yes, please provide details?

No

Education Details:

Bachelor of Business Marketing, Swinburne University of Technology

Club details:

Glenhuntly Athletics Club

Why did you begin your sport?

I used to get chased by the school bully around the playground and he never caught me so I knew I was fit.

Do you have any pre-competition routines or rituals?

I pray to the Running Gods.

What is your most memorable sporting achievement?

Making the 2016 Olympic Games 1500m final.

Who is your hero / idol, and why? Have you ever met them?

Fabrice Lapierre, Australia's greatest ever long jumper. I've been fortunate enough to room with him and see how the great's act in their day to day lives.

Who has been the most influential person or people in your career and why?

My coach, Nic Bideau. If he says jump, I say how high, so he is the brains behind my career. I'm just the feet.

Do you have any hobbies away from your sport?

Travel, beers, cricket, footy. Typical Aussie.

What is your sporting ambition?

Win gold at the Commonwealth Games.