Tom Robertson

Tom Robertson elite athletePlace of birth: Mount Gambier, SA

Do you have any nicknames? Robbo

Please list your sporting career highlights:

  • Winning the 2013 Australian u20 400m Hurdles title
  • Competing and training in Jamaica for a training camp at the start of 2013, under the guidance of Jamaican Olympic Head Track & Field Coach, Maurice Wilson
  • 2013 David Baxter Memorial Male Athlete of the Year – Doncaster Athletics Club

Are other family members involved in sport?

My Brother Lloyd (17yo) is an AGSV Volleyball Representative and plays XVIII Football for Trinity Grammar.

Who has been the biggest influence in your sporting career?

My parents and coach (Leana Joyce), they continually provide me with advice for on and off the track matters.

Who has been the biggest influence in your academic life?

My Grandmother (Dad's Mum) has had a huge influence on my education. I was lucky enough to have her fund my private schooling and she always takes an interest in how I'm going with my studies.  

Do you support any other sport and/or teams?

Adelaide Crows & GWS Giants (AFL)                                

How do you relax? Do you have other life interests outside of your sport? 

I relax on the couch and watch Fox Sports News.

What is your favourite food? Movie? Music/performer?

My favourite food is Pumpkin Risotto and my favourite music is dance.