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Jacko Gill

Shot Put
Personal Best
20 December 1994
Takapuna Athletics & HC
Kirsten Hellier

A powerhouse for his age, Jacko is the current Junior World Record Holder with a throw of 23.00 last year with the junior 6kg implement. He has consistently medalled at World Youth and World Junior Championships and stamped his mark as a world class junior shot putter. His incredible achievements include being a three times Junior World Champion and in 2010 at the age of 15; he became the youngest ever Junior World Champion – dethroning Usain Bolt for this title. The Glasgow Games will be Jacko’s first senior international competition.

  • World Junior Champion 2010
  • World Youth Champion 2011
  • World Junior Champion 2012
  • Set NZ Senior Record at 16 years
  • World Junior record holder
  • World Youth best holder
  • Holder of 12 World Age best performances

Glasgow 2014 Results

Qualifying Performance  19.54 Q
Final  18.05
Position  11th
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