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Biography

SAMUELS Dani

Nationality Australia Flag AUS Australia
Birth Date 26/05/1988
Gender Women
Height (m / in) 1.82/5'11''
Weight (kg / lbs) 82/181
Events Inscribed   Athletics Women's Shot Put
Athletics Women's Discus Throw
Medals Won BRONZE Medal BRONZE -  Women's Discus Throw

Date Venue Event Country - Name Results Status
21 Mar
20:10
MCG Women's Discus Throw
Final- Final
Australia Flag AUS  - SAMUELS Dani (3) 59.44 Completed
22 Mar
20:15
MCG Women's Shot Put
Final- Final
Australia Flag AUS  - SAMUELS Dani (12) 14.91 Completed

Place Of Birth Australia
Residence Australia
Marital Status Single
Occupation Student
International Debut 2003
Coach Hayden Knowles
Club Westfields
Recent Results Australian Championships 2005
1st in the Discus Throw
1st in the Discus Throw U20
2nd in the Shot put
1st in the Shot put U20

World Youth Championships 2005
1st in the Discus Throw
3rd in the Shot put
Commonwealth
Games History
has not competed
Olympic
Games History
has not competed
Other World ranking:
48th in the Discus Throw (as at 06-Feb-2006, IAAF)

Personal Best:
Discus Throw - 59.44 (Melbourne, Australia 21-March-06)
Hammer Throw - 42.82 (2003)
Shot Put - 15.53 (2005)

Dani's sister, Jamie, plays for the Sydney Flames national basketball team.

Dani was named Junior Athlete of the Year by NSW Athletics in January, 2006.

Dani's win at the World Youth Championships made her the first Australian woman to win a world discus title.

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