RENSHAW Lachlan < Back  
Sport Athletics
CGA Australia   
Gender Men
Born 02 Apr 1987 in Sydney, AUS
Height1.79 m
Weight 70 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Sydney, NSW, AUS
Occupation Student
Higher education Commerce - The University of Sydney: Sydney, NSW, AUS
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He started running as a seven year old, at primary school.
Why this sport? He was inspired to get started in athletics through his brother's involvement in the sport.
Club / Team Sydney University Athletics Club and NSWIS: Sydney, NSW, AUS
Name of coach John Atterton
Coach from which country? Australia
Training Regime Cross-training such as pool running, cycling, sessions on the rowing machine and boxing.
International Debut
Year 2006
Competing for Australia
Tournament World Championships
Location China
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement Fulfilling his dream of qualifying to compete at the Olympic Games. (manlydaily.com.au, 29 Apr 2008)
Injuries He has suffered from problems with his hamstring. (nswathletics.org.au, 30 Apr 2008)

A bout of the flu saw him struggle at the Beijing Olympics. (lachlanrenshaw.com.au, 17 Aug 2010)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Be laid back off the track but become aggressive once you are on it, and leave nothing to chance." (olympics.com.au, 29 Apr 2008)
Awards and honours
Other information ACCLIMATISATION
In the lead-up to the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing he underwent acclimatisation in a special chamber located at the New South Wales Institute of Sport in Sydney. The preparation was aimed at helping him deal with the poor air quality and hot conditions in Beijing. (manlydaily.com.au, 29 Apr 08)