Henry Frayne (athlete)

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Henry Frayne
Personal information
NationalityAustralian
Born (1990-04-14) 14 April 1990 (age 28)
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia[1]
Height188 cm (6 ft 2 in)[2]
Weight82 kg (181 lb)[3]
Sport
SportAthletics
Event(s)Triple Jump, Long Jump
ClubOld Melburnians Athletic Club
TeamQld Academy of Sport
Coached byGary Bourne
Achievements and titles
World finals2011 World Championships
Olympic finals2012 London Olympics, 2016 Rio Olympics

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. Frayne won the silver medal in the long jump event at the 2012 IAAF World Indoor Championships in Istanbul, Turkey.[4] Frayne's personal best at long jump is 8.34 m (2018) and at triple jump 17.34 m (2012).[4] He competed at the 2011 World Championships where he placed 9th in the triple jump final.[4] Frayne 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, finishing 7th in the final. He jumped a personal best 8.34 m to qualify for the final at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia, where he finished with the silver medal behind world champion Luvo Manyonga.

He is a nephew of 1984 Olympian Bruce Frayne.[1]

Frayne completed a Bachelor of Commerce at Deakin University.[5]

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[6]
2016 Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 7th Long jump 8.06 m
2017 World Championships London, United Kingdom 14th (q) Long jump 7.88 m
2018 Commonwealth Games Gold Coast, Australia 2nd Long jump 8.33 m

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Athletics Australia – Frayne, Henry". Athletics.com.au. Retrieved 11 March 2012.
  2. ^ "Henry Frayne". commonwealthgames.com.au. 2018 Commonwealth Games. Retrieved 6 April 2018.
  3. ^ "Henry Frayne". gc2018.com. 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation. Retrieved 6 April 2018.
  4. ^ a b c "Frayne Henry Biography". Iaaf.org. Retrieved 11 March 2012.
  5. ^ "Henry Frayne to compete in long and triple jumps events yet again at the Olympics". Deakin Life. Deakin University. Retrieved 11 June 2018.
  6. ^ No mark in the final

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