Hanny Allston


Age: 28 State of Origin: Tasmania Orienteering Highlights: World Champion 2006 Denmark Recent Performances: 2014 WOC Italy; 13th Long 15th Middle Interesting Facts: Recently moved home to Tasmania History in Orienteering: Oceania Long Champion 2015 World Orienteering Championships: Sprint Relay, Sat 1st August Sprint, Friday 31st July - 5th Middle Distance, Tuesday 4th August: Long Distance, Friday 7th August: Relay, Wednesday 5th August: Hanny is our most decorated Athlete; being a twice World Orienteering Champion in 2006 at both Senior and Junior level, and much more. She transitioned to elite orienteering from a promising national level swimming career. Hanny currently coaches the Australian Junior World Orienteering Team, and has recently moved home to Hobart, Tasmania. Notable Results, Orienteering: Gold: Sprint Distance, WOC 2006 (Denmark) – first non-European and athlete to win both JWOC & WOC in the same year Gold: Long Distance, JWOC 2006 (Lithuania) – by biggest margin in JWOC history Gold: Middle Distance, World Games 2009 (Taiwan) Silver: Sprint Distance, World Games 2009 (Taiwan) Silver: Sprint Distance, JWOC 2006 (Lithuania) Bronze: Sprint & Middle Distance, JWOC 2005 (Switzerland) 6th: Long Distance, WOC 2005 (Japan) – first Australian & non-European on the Podium at WOC 6th: Long Distance, WOC 2007 (Ukraine) 21st in Long Distance in Finland in ‘comeback year’ in 2013 10th Mixed Sprint Relay, WOC Italy 2014 13th Long Distance, WOC Italy 2014 15th Middle Distance, WOC Italy 2014 1st at the Easter 3 Days in 2014 NOL Female Winner 2014 World Cup January 2015 results Tasmania Sprint Qual: 2nd Jan – 6th, Sprint Final: 3rd Jan – 19th (best Australian) Middle: 8th Jan – 18th, Long: 10th Jan – 10th (best Australian) Notable Results, Athletics & Running: Australian Marathon Champion 2007 – Melbourne Marathon (2hrs40mins) Australian Mountain Running Champion 2009 6 Foot Track winner 2013 (second fastest run in the history of the race – 3hrs37mins) Cradle Mountain Ultra Record Holder 2013 – 82km = 8hrs10mins PBs: 3000m = 9mins14sec 5000m = 16mins07sec 10000m = 34mins07sec 1/2 marathon = 74mins Marathon = 2hrs40mins (Melbourne Marathon) Local Media Outlets: The Mercury, Hobart The Advocate, NW Tas The Examiner, Launceston ABC Local Radio Hobart ABC666 Canberra The Canberra Times, Canberra The Canberra Weekly, Canberra IOF World Ranking Events