MILBURN Joel < Back  
Sport Athletics
CGA Australia   
Gender Men
Born 17 Mar 1986 in Sydney, AUS
Height1.82 m
Weight 75 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Sydney, NSW, AUS
Occupation Administrator
Higher education Psychology - Macquarie University: Sydney, NSW, AUS
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He began athletics at age seven at Glenbrook Little Athletics Club.
Club / Team Asics West Athletics Club: Sydney, NSW, AUS
Name of coach David Young
Coach from which country? Australia
Coach from what year? 2010
General Interest
Nicknames Milby (allstarsmanagement.com.au, 01 Sep 2009)
Hobbies Listening to music. (olympics.com.au, 06 Jul 2012)
Hero / Idol Australian 400m runner Cathy Freeman. (olympics.com.au, 06 Jul 2012)
Injuries He was plagued by several problems in the lead-up to the 2012 Olympic Games. He underwent a sinus operation, suffered a stress fracture in his foot and was troubled by tendinitis in his hamstring. (olympics.com.au, 06 Jul 2012)

From 2006 until the second half of 2009, several niggling injuries, including shingles, affected his performance on the local and international circuit. (Sunday Life, 13 Apr 2008; allstarsmanagement.com.au, 01 Sep 2009)
Sporting philosophy / motto "If you think you can or can't, you're right." (olympics.com.au, 08 Aug 2008)
Other information TATTOO
He has the Southern Cross tattooed on his right shoulder and 'XXIX', a reference to the Games of the XXIX Olympiad, on his wrist. (olympics.com.au, 06 Jul 2012)