PRICE Petrina < Back  
Sport Athletics
CGA Australia   
Gender Women
Born 26 Apr 1984 in Sydney, AUS
Height1.83 m
Weight 60 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Canberra, ACT, AUS
Occupation Athlete
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? She started aged eight at school.
Why this sport? She watched other athletes doing the Fosbury flop in the high jump at school and successfully copied it, placing third in her first competition. Her parents then enrolled her in Little Athletics.
Club / Team Athletics Wollongong: Wollongong, NSW, AUS
Name of coach Peter Lawler
Coach from which country? Australia
Training Regime She trains two hours a day, six days a week.
International Debut
Year 2002
Competing for Australia
Tournament Commonwealth Games
Location Manchester
General Interest
Hobbies Rollerblading, going to the movies, listening to music, shopping, going to the beach and hanging out with friends. (athletics.com.au, 17 Aug 2010)
Memorable sporting achievement Winning the Australian National Championship. (Illawarramercury.com.au, 20 Jun 2009)
Hero / Idol Australian high jumper Alison Inverarity. (schools.nsw.edu.au, 08 Aug 2002)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Never give up." (NSW Institute of Sport, 22 Dec 2001)
Ambitions To make a major international championship final. (runnerstribe.com, 09 May 2010)
Other information COACH
Her coach Peter Lawler was a six-time national javelin medallist. (visa-asia.com, 31 Dec 2005)