Linden Hall

Sport: Athletics

Event: 1500m

University Connection: Alumni - Master of Dietetics (2017)

Hall started running in primary school in Victoria, placing 11th in her first national championship, which was a cross country event in grade six. She then joined a club (Athletics Essendon), started training with a coach and today, she has grown into the fastest 1500m athlete in Australian history with a record-breaking time of 3:59.67!

Key facts...

  • 2016 Olympic Games, Rio - 13th 1500m
  • 2018 Commonwealth Games, Gold Coast - 4th 1500m
  • Broke the Australian 1500m record on April 1st - 3.59.67 


Date Event Result
Monday 2nd August 1500m - Round 1 Finished 3rd 
Wednesday 4th August  1500m Semi Finals  Finished 3rd 
Friday 6th August  1500m Finals Finished 6th

For full results, click here.

Olympic Experience

Check out our wrap up article about Linden's experience at the Tokyo Games here!

Read More

To read more about Linden, check out her Olympic Bio here

Social Media

Follow Linden's journey on her Instagram and Facebook!

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