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Area Record Holder Announces Retirement

Area Record Holder Announces Retirement

Melissa Breen, A two-time Olympian and Oceania Area record holder, has announced her retirement. Congratulations to Melissa on an incredible career, a true leader on and off the track, and an inspiration to many up and coming athletes. Melissa has a tremendous list of highlights, including;


  • In 2014, Breen broke the Area and Australian Record for the 100m with a Personal Best time of 11.11.
  • Melissa competed at the 2010 Commonwealth Games, finishing fifth in the 100 m semi-final, then went on to make the semi-finals at the  2014 and 2018 Commonwealth Games.
  • 2 Olympics (London 2012 and Rio 2016), 3 World Championships (2011, 2013 and 2015) and 3 Commonwealth Games.


100 Metres 11.11 +1.9 Canberra (AUS) 09 FEB 2014 AR, NR 1176
200 Metres 23.12 +0.4 Sydney (AUS) 09 MAR 2013   1122


Thank you, Mel, and we wish you all the best for your future endeavours.