Louise Currey

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Louise Currey (née McPaul) (born 24 January 1969 in Port Kembla, New South Wales) is a retired Australian athlete. Originally a heptathlete, she later specialized in javelin throw.

Currey won the event at the 1994 and 1998 Commonwealth Games, as well as a silver medal at the 1996 Olympics. Her personal best (new javelin) throw of 66.80 metres was achieved in 2000. It is the current Australian record. Competing at her last Olympics the same year, she was knocked out in the qualifying round.

She is married to Andrew Currey.

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Australia
1991 World Championships Tokyo, Japan 6th 62.34 m
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 11th 56.00 m
1994 Commonwealth Games Victoria, Canada 1st 63.76 m
1995 World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 14th (q) 59.30 m
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 2nd 65.54 m
1998 Commonwealth Games Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 1st 66.96 m
1999 World Championships Seville, Spain 5th 64.38 m[1]
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 31st (q) 53.32 m[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b New model javelin