Taryn Gollshewsky

Taryn Linley Gollshewsky (born 18 May 1993) is an Australian athlete specialising in the discus throw.[4] She represented her country at the 2017 World Championships without qualifying for the final. In addition, she won a bronze medal at the 2017 Summer Universiade.

Taryn Gollshewsky
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Taryn Gollshewsky in August 2017
Personal information
Born (1993-05-11) 11 May 1993 (age 28)
Bundaberg, Australia[1]
EducationCentral Queensland University[2]
Height1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)[3]
Weight75 kg (165 lb)
Sport
SportAthletics
Event(s)Discus throw
Coached byLes Kuorikoski

Her personal best in the event is 60.27 metres set in Perth in 2016.[5]

International competitionsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Australia
2009 World Youth Championships Brixen, Italy 12th Discus throw 43.84 m
2010 World Junior Championships Moncton, Canada 25th (q) Discus throw 43.97 m
2014 Commonwealth Games Glasgow, United Kingdom 9th Discus throw 53.04 m
2015 Universiade Gwangju, South Korea 9th Discus throw 53.91 m
2017 World Championships London, United Kingdom 27th (q) Discus throw 54.29 m
Universiade Taipei, Taiwan 3rd Discus throw 58.11 m
2018 Commonwealth Games Gold Coast, Australia 5th Discus 55.47 m

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2014 Commonwealth Games bio". glasgow2014.com. Retrieved 18 September 2017.
  2. ^ 2017 Universiade bio
  3. ^ "2018 CWG bio". Retrieved 28 April 2018.
  4. ^ Taryn Gollshewsky at World Athletics
  5. ^ "All-Athletics profile". All-Athletics.com. Retrieved 18 September 2017.