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Biography

CROSS Clay

Nationality Australia Flag AUS Australia
Birth Date 26/11/1977
Gender Men
Height (m / in) 1.95/6'4''
Weight (kg / lbs) 130/287
Events Inscribed   Athletics Men's Shot Put

Date Venue Event Country - Name Results Status
19 Mar
11:25
MCG Men's Shot Put
Qualifying- Group
Australia Flag AUS  - CROSS Clay (7) 17.84 Completed
20 Mar
19:42
MCG Men's Shot Put
Final- Final
Australia Flag AUS  - CROSS Clay (6) 18.44 Completed

Place Of Birth Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Residence Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Marital Status Single
Occupation Athlete
Coach George Sidis
Club South Sydney Athletic Club
Commonwealth
Games History
Manchester 2002

6th in the Shot Put (18.10)

Kuala Lumpur 1998

4th in the Shot Put (19.16)
Olympic
Games History
has not competed
Other Personal Best:
Shot Put - 19.42m (27-Jun-2004)

Season's Best:
Shot Put - 18.77m (03-Feb-2006)

A representative in the 1995 Australian Schools Cricket Team, Clay also won the 1995 and 1996 NSW School Sports Star of the Year Awards.

Clay's brother, Ryan, who had qualified in the shot put for the 1998 World Juniors became the highest paid schoolboy Rugby League or Rugby Union player when he signed with Sydney Roosters Rugby League team in the late '90s.

His father, Paul, was a talented sprinter in the 1960's and played rugby league for Balmain in the '66 Grand Final.

Clay won silver at the 1994 World School Games and bronze at the 1996 World Junior Championships. He has won four Australian titles in 1996, 1997, 1999 and 2005. He is also an eleven time NSW Champion and the NSW all-time number one.

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