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Name  Simon Fairweather
Role  Olympic athlete
Height  1.72 m

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Education  University of South Australia
Olympic medals  Archery at the 2000 Summer Olympics – Men's individual

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Simon John Fairweather, OAM (born 9 October 1969) is an archer born in Adelaide, South Australia. He is 175 centimetres (5 ft 9 in) tall and weighs 71 kilograms (157 lb).

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Fairweather won the individual gold medal at the World Championships in Poland in 1991.

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Fairweather was declared the Young Australian of the Year in 1991.

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After an early Olympic career in which he was generally considered not to have lived up to his promise, Fairweather shot back into Australia's national consciousness, "stopping the nation" with his gold medal performance in men's individual archery at the 2000 Summer Olympics. He was also a member of the Australian team which finished twelfth in the team competition.

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Simon went to 5 Olympic Games: 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004. He has won countless Australia titles over a 20-year period.

In 1997 Fairweather gained a degree in jewellery design from the University of South Australia.

In 2002, Fairweather was inducted into the Australian Institute of Sport Best of the Best.

Fairweather was inducted into the Sport Australia Hall of Fame in 2009.

On 1 February 2009, Archery Australia announced the appointment of Fairweather as National Head Coach of Archery in Australia.

Fairweather was married to former triathlon world champion Jackie Fairweather (née Gallagher) until her suicide death on 2 November 2014.

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Simon Fairweather Wikipedia


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