Henry Frayne (athlete)

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Henry Frayne
Personal information
Nationality Australian
Born (1990-04-14) 14 April 1990 (age 26)
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia[1]
Residence Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 79 kg (174 lb; 12.4 st)
Country  Australia
Sport Track and field
Event(s) Triple Jump, Long Jump
Club Old Melbournians Athletic Club
Team Qld Academy of Sport
Coached by Gary Bourne
Achievements and titles
World finals 2011 World Championships

Henry Frayne (born 14 April 1990) is an Australian track and field athlete who competes in triple jump and long jump. He trains under Gary Bourne who also coaches/has coached Mitchell Watt, Chris Noffke, Jai Taurima and Bronwyn Thompson. Henry won the silver medal in the long jump event at the 2012 IAAF World Indoor Championships in Istanbul, Turkey.[2] Frayne's personal best at long jump is 8.27 m (2012) and at triple jump 17.34 m (2012).[2] He competed at the 2011 World Championships where he placed 9th in the triple jump Final.[2] Henry competed at the 2012 London Olympics in both the long jump and triple jump, and qualified for the 2016 Rio Olympics in the long jump. He is a nephew of 1984 Olympian Bruce Frayne.[1]

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Australia
2008 World Junior Championships Bydgoszcz, Poland 5th Triple jump 16.29 m (-0.8 m/s)
2009 Universiade Belgrade, Serbia 12th Triple jump 16.11 m
2011 World Championships Daegu, South Korea 9th Triple jump 16.78 m
2012 World Indoor Championships Istanbul, Turkey 2nd Long jump 8.23 m
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 9th Long jump 7.85 m
17th (q) Triple jump 16.40 m
2014 Commonwealth Games Glasgow, United Kingdom 8th (q) Long jump 7.85 m[3]
2016 Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 7th Long jump 8.06 m


  1. ^ a b "Athletics Australia – Frayne, Henry". Athletics.com.au. Retrieved 11 March 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c "Frayne Henry Biography". Iaaf.org. Retrieved 11 March 2012. 
  3. ^ No mark in the final

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