Sean Wroe

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Sean Wroe
Sean Wroe 2009.jpg
Wroe in 2009
Personal information
Nationality  Australia
Born (1985-03-18) 18 March 1985 (age 32)
Melbourne, Victoria
Height 185 cm (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 75 kg (165 lb)
Sport
Sport Athletics
Event(s) 400 m
Club Glenhuntly Athletics Club
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 45.07 (2009)[1]
Updated on 23 April 2013.

Sean Wroe (born 19 March 1985) is an Australian sprinter. He was born in Melbourne to a Japanese Australian mother, and is a fluent Japanese speaker.[2]

Wroe competed at the 2008 Summer Olympics in the 400 m and 4×400 m relay. He placed 21st in the 400 m semifinal with a time of 45.56 seconds. His team placed sixth in the relay with a time of 3:00.02.[3][4]

He was part of the team that won the 4×400 m relay at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne. He anchored the team as they successfully defended their title at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi. He won silver in the individual event in Delhi.

Major competitions record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Australia
2004 World Junior Championships Grosseto, Italy 6th 400m 46.84
7th 4 × 400 m relay 3:07.95
2006 Commonwealth Games Melbourne, Australia 21st (sf) 400 m 46.47
1st (h) 4 × 400 m relay 3:03.04
2007 Universiade Bangkok, Thailand 1st 400 m 45.49
2nd 4 × 400 m relay 3:02.76
World Championships Osaka, Japan 14th (sf) 400 m 45.25
9th (h) 4 × 400 m relay 3:02.59
2008 World Indoor Championships Valencia, Spain 6th 400 m 46.93
Olympic Games Beijing, China 21st (sf) 400 m 45.56
6th 4 × 400 m relay 3:02.76
2009 Universiade Belgrade, Serbia 15th (sf) 100 m 10.59
16th (sf) 200 m 21.37
1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:03.67
World Championships Berlin, Germany 13th (sf) 400 m 45.32
3rd 4 × 400 m relay 3:00.90
2010 Oceania Championships Cairns, Australia 1st 400 m 46.62 (CR)
Commonwealth Games Delhi, India 2nd 400 m 45.46
1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:03.30
2011 Universiade Shenzhen, China 3rd 400 m 45.93
World Championships Daegu, South Korea 10th (h) 4 × 400 m relay 3:01.56

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sean Wroe. trackfield.brinkster.net
  2. ^ Sean Wroe. athletics.com.au
  3. ^ Sean Wroe. sports-reference.com
  4. ^ "Sean Wroe". Olympics Athletes – 2008 Summer Olympics – Beijing, China. ESPN.com. Retrieved 10 October 2008. 

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