2013 Season: Outdoors - Set a Stanford freshman record and vaulted to No. 3 on the school's all-time list in the 400 with a season best of 46.12 at the Pac-12 Championships ... finished third in the race ... earned second-team All-America honors after running 46.41 in the semifinals of the NCAA Championships, placing 15th overall ... had the seventh-fastest time at the NCAA West Prelims (46.59) ... broke 47 seconds in all five open 400 races ... made collegiate debut at the Big Meet, winning in 46.91 ... also anchored the 4x400 to victory at the Big Meet and to seventh in the Pac-12's (3:10.56) ... one of seven 2012 Olympic finalists to compete in collegiate track and field, and the only freshman. Indoors - Did not compete.
2012 Olympics: At age 19, reached the 2012 Olympic final in the 400 meters, finishing eighth in 45.14 in London ... qualified seventh with a personal record of 44.97 in the semifinals ... became the first Australian man in 24 years to reach an Olympic 400 final ... opened with a personal best of 45.18 in the first round ... ran on Australia's 4x400 that ran 3:03.17 in the first round and failed to advance to the final.
National/International: Won Australia national 400 championships in 2011 and 2012 ... earned a bronze medal at the 2012 IAAF World Junior Championships in Barcelona, Spain, running a personal record 45.54 ... broke a 30-year-old national junior record in 2011 ... was part of the Australian 4x400 team that competed at the 2011 World Championships in Daegu, South Korea, and finished fifth in its heat in 3:01.56 and failed to reach the final ... his 44.97 ranked him No. 21 on the 2012 world performance list.
High School/Club: Competed for the Randwick Botany Harriers where he was coached by Ukrainian-born Fira Dvoskina ... has a best of 53.75 in the 400 hurdles ... won the 2009 Under-17 All-Schools Championship in the 400 ... did not begin formal track training until 2009 ... also trained at the New South Wales Institute of Sport in Sydney and the Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra.
Personal: Plans a career in medicine, like his father, Michael, a South Africa-born orthopedic surgeon ... born in Vaucluse, New South Wales, Australia ... captained the Australian junior soccer team that competed in the 2009 Maccabiah Games in Israel ... also a talented surfer ... was named the Maccabi New South Wales junior Sportsman of the Year in 2009 and Sportsman of the Year in 2011.