Jagan Hames

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Jagan Hames
Personal information
Born (1975-10-31) 31 October 1975 (age 40)[1]
McLaren Vale, South Australia
Height 190 cm (6 ft 3 in)[1]
Weight 80 kg (176 lb)[1]
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Decathlon
Updated on 20 September 2015.

Jagan Graeme Hames (born 31 October 1975) is a retired decathlete from Australia, who won the gold medal at the 1998 Commonwealth Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, setting a personal best (8,490 points). He started his career as a high jumper and has an official PB of 2.30m in this event.


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Australia
1994 World Junior Championships Lisbon, Portugal 1st High jump 2.23 m
Commonwealth Games Victoria, Canada 13th (q) High jump 2.15 m
1997 World Championships Athens, Greece Decathlon DNF
1998 Commonwealth Games Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 1st Decathlon 8490 pts
IAAF World Combined Events Challenge several places 10th Decathlon 24,398 pts


  1. ^ a b c "Jagan Hames". decathlon2000.com. Decathlon 2000. Retrieved 20 September 2015.