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Bronwyn Thompson

Bronwyn Thompson

Age

46

Place of Birth

Rockhampton

Olympic History

Sydney 2000

Athens 2004

Beijing 2008

Career Events

Athletics Women's Long Jump

 

Bronwyn's Story

Bronwyn Thompson is a three-time Olympian in long jump having competed in Sydney 2000 Athens 2004 and Beijing 2008. Her best Olympic result was in Athens when she finished fourth in the final behind three Russians. Thompson set the Australian and Commonwealth record of 6.96 metres at the Games before improving it to 6.97m to win the Commonwealth Games in 2006. Recurring injuries hampered her jumping career while ironically she was working in her profession of physiotherapy.

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