Corroboree Little Atheletics

Hall of Fame: Lauren Boden

Inducted 29 February 2020

Lauren Boden is a former little athlete and twelve-time national 400m hurdles champion and dual Olympian. In addition to being an elite athlete, Lauren is a passionate supporter of Little Athletics and an exceptional ambassador and role model who continues to inspire the next generation of athletes.

Lauren started Little Athletics in 1993 at the age of five with the Corroboree Little Athletics Centre in Dickson, ACT, and continued to participate for ten years through to the U15 age group. She enjoyed Little Athletics and participated in the full variety of track, jumps and throws events and even proved to be a handy race walker.

As at 14/2/2020 Lauren still holds multiple Corroboree records with her most recent record being beaten in 2017/18 for the U6 200m.

Age groupEventResultSeason
Under 9High Jump1.14m1996–97
Under 1060m Hurdles10.70s1997–98
Under 141500m Walk8:45.60s2001–02
Under 1590m Hurdles13.80s2002–03
Under 151500m Walk9:09.10s2002–03
Under 15Long Jump5.14m2002–03
Under 15Triple Jump10.86m2002–03

Career highlights

  • Olympic Games
    • 2012 London Olympic Games Semi Final 400m Hurdles
    • 2016 Rio De Janeiro Olympic Games Semi Final 400m Hurdles
  • World Championships
    • 2011 Daegu, South Korea, Semi Final 400m Hurdles
    • 2013 Moscow, Russia, Semi Final 400m Hurdles
    • 2015 Beijing,  China, Semi Final 400m Hurdles
    • 2017 London, UK, Semi final 400m hurdles
    • 2019 Doha, Qatar, Semi Final 400m Hurdles
  • Stawell Gift
    • 2016 Stawell Women’s 400m winner
    • 2019 Stawell Open 200m winner
  • Commonwealth Games Representative
    • 2006 Melbourne 1st round 400m Hurdles
    • 2010 Delhi 4th in 400m Hurdles and 4x400m Relay
    • 2014 Glasgow 4th in 400m Hurdles
    • 2018 Gold Coast 10th in 400m Hurdles
  • National Championships
    • 12 time national 400m Hurdles Champion
  • World Youth Championships
    • 2005 Marrakesh, Morocco – Silver Medal 400m Hurdles

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