All About Ryan Gregson

Ryan is a two time Olympian and in August 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, became the first Australian man in 40 years to make the Olympic 1500m final.

He currently holds 10 Australian records, including the coveted 1500 metres, is a multiple Australian champion, and finished 2016 firmly positioned inside the world’s top 10.

Ryan trains and competes all around the world with the goal of winning races, breaking records, and doing Australia proud at the Olympic Games, Commonwealth Games and the World Championships.

  • D.O.B: 26/4/1990
  • Nickname: Little King
  • Height: 184cm/6’0″
  • Weight: 70kg
  • Born: Wollongong (NSW).
  • Lives: Sydney (NSW), Melbourne (VIC).
  • Training camp locations: Falls Creek (VIC), Mount Laguna (USA).
  • Athletics club: Glenhuntly Athletics Club (VIC).
  • Favourite food: Paella, chicken parmigiana.
  • Favourite holiday destination: Noosa (QLD), Tenerife (Spain).
  • Favourite music: Popular music that’s on the radio.
  • I would spend my last $10 on: A $10 parma and beer pub lunch special.
  • If I could try another Olympic sport it would be: Road cycling.
  • Favourite AFL team: Sydney Swans.
  • Sporting idols: John Steffensen (athletics), Kevin Pietersen (cricket).
  • Other sporting interests: Cricket and Australian rules football especially, but have an interest in most sports.
  • Interesting facts: Related to Sir Donald Bradman and Tour de France champion Jan Ullrich.

My Achievements

• Olympic Finalist 1500m: Rio 2016
• 2 x Olympian: London 2012, Rio 2016
• Australian record holder for 1500m: 3:31.06
• Australian record holder for indoor 1500m: 3:39.20
• Current holder of 10 Australian records
• 2 x Australian Champion over 1500m: 2010, 2016
• 2 x Australian Olympic Trials winner over 1500m: 2012, 2016
• 2nd in 1500m at 2014 Oslo Diamond League
• 2nd in 1500m at 2015 Brussels Diamond League 
• 3rd in 1500m at 2016 Rabat Diamond League
• 3rd in 1500m at 2016 Rome Diamond League 
• 4th in 1500m at 2009 World University Games
• 5th in 1500m at 2008 World Junior Championships
• 5th in 1500m at 2007 World Youth Championships 
• 3rd in 4x800m at 2015 World Relays
• 3rd in Distance Medley Relay at 2015 World Relays 
• 2 x Australian U/20 record holder: 1500m (3:37.24), 3000m (7:57.45)
• 3 x Australian U/18 record holder: 1500m (3:43.84), 3000m (8:01.26), 5000m (14:14.35)

My Personal Bests

800m – 1.46.04 25
1000m – 2.17.69 35
1500m – 3.31.06 50
1 mile – 3.52.24 75
3000m – 7.44.90 85
5000m – 13.37.12 100

My Images

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My Team of Support

The support team on my journey

Coach/Manager: Nic Bideau @ Melbourne Track Club (http://www.melbournetrackclub.com.au)
Massage therapist: Richard Squires @ South Yarra Sports and Spine (http://www.syssm.com.au)
Physiotherapist: Ben Raysmith @ Australian Institute of Sport (www.ausport.gov.au)
Doctor: Adam Castricum @ Olympic Park Sports Medicine Centre (http://www.opsmc.com.au)

Sponsors

Nike Australia (http://www.nike.com)
Endura Sports Nutrition (http://www.endura.com.au)

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