Tim Forsyth, Date of Birth, Place of Birth


Tim Forsyth

Australian high jumper

Date of Birth: 17-Aug-1973

Place of Birth: Victoria, Australia

Profession: athletics competitor

Nationality: Australia

Zodiac Sign: Leo

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About Tim Forsyth

  • Tim Forsyth (born 17 August 1973 in Mirboo North, Victoria, Australia) is a retired Australian three-time Olympic high jumper: 1992, 1996, and 2000).Forsyth's first success on the international scene came in 1990 with a silver medal at the World Junior Championships.
  • In 1992 a 19-year-old Forsyth won an Olympic bronze medal, equalling his then personal best height of 2.34m.
  • He went on to win another World Junior Championships silver medal, this time beaten by Brit Steve Smith.
  • At the 1994 Commonwealth Games Forsyth finished ahead of Steve Smith. His ultimate personal best jump of 2.36m was set in 1997, five months before he won his last global-event medal: A bronze at the World Championships in Athens.
  • 2.36m was his ninth Australian record, and also the Oceanian area record.
  • Forsyth is a six-time national champion for Australia in the men's high jump event. He is the son of former Essendon footballer Jim Forsyth.

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