Nicholas A'Hern

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Nicholas A'Hern
Medal record
Men's Athletics
Representing  Australia
Commonwealth Games
Gold medal – first place 1994 Victoria 30km Walk
Gold medal – first place 1998 Kuala Lumpur 20km Walk

Nicholas "Nick" Mark A'Hern (born 6 January 1969 in Swansea, Wales)[1] is a retired Australian race walker, who won gold medals at the Commonwealth Games in both Victoria (1994) and Kuala Lumpur (1998). He represented his country at three Summer Olympics (1992, 1996 and 2000) and also raced at five editions of the World Championships in Athletics (1991–1999). His best placing on the global stage was fourth in the 20 kilometres race walk at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics.

On 14 July 2000, A'Hern was awarded the Australian Sports Medal for his achievements.[2]

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Australia
1988 World Junior Championships Sudbury, Canada 7th 10,000 m 42:51.19
1990 Goodwill Games Seattle, United States 4th 20,000 m 1:23:49.90
1991 World Race Walking Cup San Jose, United States 15th 20 km 1:22:21
World Championships Tokyo, Japan 20th 20 km 1:23:44
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 22nd 20 km 1:31:39
1993 World Race Walking Cup Monterrey, Mexico 13th 20 km 1:27:11
World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 24th 20 km 1:28:47
1994 Commonwealth Games Victoria, Canada 1st 30 km 2:07:53
1995 World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 11th 20 km 1:23:45
World Race Walking Cup Beijing, China 15th 20 km 1:23:05
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 4th 20 km[3] 1:20:31
1997 World Championships Athens, Greece 19th 20 km 1:25:46
World Race Walking Cup Poděbrady, Czech Republic 12th 20 km 1:20:04
1998 Commonwealth Games Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 1st 20 km 1:24.59
1999 World Championships Seville, Spain 26th 20 km 1:38:08
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 10th 20 km 1:21:34

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nick A'Hern. Sports Reference. Retrieved on 2013-05-06.
  2. ^ "Nicholas A'Hern". Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. Retrieved 30 December 2012. 
  3. ^ 1996 Summer Olympics - men's results

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