Bronwyn Eagles

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Bronwyn Eagles
Personal information
Nationality  Australia
Born (1980-08-23) 23 August 1980 (age 36)
Camden, New South Wales
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 100 kg (220 lb)
Sport Athletics
Updated on 24 April 2013.

Bronwyn Eagles (born 23 August 1980) is an Australian Olympic athlete who competes in the hammer throw.

Eagles has won five Australian Championships in the women's hammer throw event. Her career highlights include a bronze medal at the World Championships and a silver medal at the Commonwealth Games.[1]

The Commonwealth and Australian record-holder, with a best throw of 71.12m in 2001, she announced her retirement in 2006[2]

In 2008, Eagles resumed competition for the fun of it [3] and went on to win her fifth national title at the Australian Championships.


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Australia
1998 World Junior Championships Annecy, France 8th Hammer 56.77 m
2001 World Championships Edmonton, Canada 3rd Hammer throw 68.87 m
2002 Commonwealth Games Manchester, United Kingdom 2nd Hammer throw 65.24 m
2003 World Championships Paris, France 15th Hammer throw 64.97 m
2004 Olympic Games Athens, Greece 32nd Hammer throw 64.09 m
2010 Oceania Championships Cairns, Australia 1st Hammer throw 62.99 m CR

National championships[edit]

  • Hammer throw: 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2008, 2009 (6)

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