Andrew Currey

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Andrew Bruce Currey (born 7 February 1971 in Wee Waa, New South Wales) is a retired javelin thrower from Australia, who was the nation's leading javelin specialist in the 1990s. His main rival was training partner Adrian Hatcher.

Currey represented his native country twice at the Summer Olympics, starting in 1996. He won a total number of nine Australian titles in the men's javelin throw. He is married to Louise McPaul.[citation needed]

Seasonal bests by year[edit]

  • 1993 - 80.12
  • 1995 - 81.54
  • 1996 - 77.28
  • 1997 - 79.64
  • 1998 - 85.75
  • 1999 - 83.88
  • 2000 - 85.28
  • 2001 - 86.67
  • 2002 - 85.69
  • 2003 - 82.29
  • 2004 - 72.94

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Australia
1990 World Junior Championships Plovdiv, Bulgaria 19th (q) 63.66 m
1993 World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 44th (q) 66.72 m
1994 Commonwealth Games Victoria, Canada 6th 74.88 m
1995 World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 16th (q) 76.84 m
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 21st (q) 77.28 m
1998 Goodwill Games Uniondale, United States 3rd 78.50 m
Commonwealth Games Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 5th 80.05 m
1999 World Championships Seville, Spain 21st (q) 75.34 m
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 22nd (q) 78.12 m
2001 Goodwill Games Brisbane, Australia 6th 81.44 m
2002 Commonwealth Games Manchester, United Kingdom 5th 76.98 m

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