Sam Baines

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Sam Baines (Born 8 February 1991, in Melbourne, Australia) is an Australian track and field athlete, specialising in the 110 m Hurdles.

Biography[edit]

Baines was born in Melbourne, Victoria. He holds the Australian U/18 Record for the 110m Hurdles and also holds the Commonwealth Youth Record. He is coached by James Karageorgiou and competed for the Old Melburnians Athletics Club.[1]

2008[edit]

At the III Commonwealth Youth Games in Pune, India he placed 1st in a Commonwealth Youth record time of 13.77s.

He was ranked number 1 in the world for U/18 110m Hurdles.

2010[edit]

He competed at the 13th IAAF World Junior Championships in Athletics and placed 4th in the Final.[2]

Personal bests
Event Venue Time
100m Melbourne 10.75
110mH(91 cm) Canberra 13.28
110mH(99 cm) Brisbane 13.53
110mH(106 cm) Melbourne 14.29
400m Canberra 48.87

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Baines bags new national record en route to world junior titles". Athletics Australia. 11.07.2010. Retrieved September 7, 2012.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  2. ^ "RT Interviews: Sam Baines". The Runners Tribe. April 3, 2010. Retrieved September 7, 2012.