Jared is our Walking Ambassador.
Jared Tallent is an Australian race walker. Jared finished third in the 20 km walk at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing to claim his first Olympic medal. At the 2012 London Olympics, Tallent finished 7th in the 20 km walk. A week later he won his second consecutive silver medal in the 50 km walk in a personal best time of 3:36:53.Jared is only the second Australian male to win 3 individual Olympic athletics medals (after Stan Rowley 1900). His other achievements include:
*10th fastest 50km Walk all-time
*Bronze medallist 50km Walk 2011 IAAF World Athletics Championships in Deagu South Korea
*Gold medallist 20km Walk 2010 New Delhi Commonwealth Games
*Silver medallist 50km Walk 2008 Beijing Olympic Games
*Bronze medallist 20km Walk 2008 Beijing Olympic Games