Stuart Rendell

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Stuart Rendell (born 30 June 1972 in Canberra to Carole and Ralph Rendell) is a retired Australian hammer thrower. He competed in the 2000 and 2004 Olympics, but failed to qualify from his pool. His personal best throw is 79.29 metres, achieved in July 2002 in Varaždin. This is the current Oceanian record. He retired from athletics in 2006 after winning his second Commonwealth Games gold medal at the Melbourne Commonwealth Games, Australia, with a Games Record distance of 77.53m. Rendell taught at Miles Franklin Primary School from 2005 to 2008, before moving to the Garran Primary School at the start of 2009, but then moved to Calwell Primary School.


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Australia
1997 World Championships Athens, Greece 17th (q) 74.28 m
1998 Commonwealth Games Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 1st 74.71 m
1999 World Championships Seville, Spain 36th (q) 67.55 m
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 28th (q) 72.78 m
2001 World Championships Edmonton, Canada 19th (q) 75.00 m
2002 Commonwealth Games Manchester, United Kingdom 4th 67.51 m
2003 World Championships Paris, France 10th 75.72 m
2004 Olympic Games Athens, Greece 25th (q) 72.61 m
2006 Commonwealth Games Melbourne, Australia 1st 77.53 m
World Cup Athens, Greece 8th 71.99 m[1]


  1. ^ Representing Oceania