Jana Pittman - Face of the Games
400m World Champion hurdler Jana Pittman has been announced as The Face of the 2004 Commonwealth Youth Games.

The role of The Face of Games will be to promote the Games to state, national and even international markets, including media interviews, an advertising campaign, speaking engagements and attendance at the Games.
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Jana's Profile
Date of Birth 9 November 1982
Born Sydney
Residence Melbourne
Height 1.81m
Weight 67kg

Jana's Athletic Profile

2004 Athens Olympic Games
400m Hurdles 5th place (53.92 sec)
Personal Bests
100m 11.77 sec
200m 23.52 sec
400m 50.43 sec
100m Hurdles 13.92 sec
400m Hurdles 53.22 sec
International Honours

2003 World Championships

400m Hurdles - Gold
2002 World Cup 400m Hurdles - Bronze
2002 Commonwealth Games 400m Hurdles - Gold
2002 Commonwealth Games 4 x 400m Relay - Gold
2000 World Junior Champs 400m Hurdles - Gold
2000 World Junior Champs 400m - Gold
1999 World Junior Champs 400m Hurdles - Gold
World Records
400m Hurdles   55.20 sec  World Junior Record 2000
400m Hurdles   55.20 sec Australian U18 and U20 Record
4x400m Relay   3.25.63 sec Commonwealth Games Record 2002
400m    51.80 sec Australian U18 Record
300m 36.34 sec Australian Best

Interesting facts about Jana
For every competition Jana always paints her fingernails and toe nails the colours of whom she is representing (i.e. club, state, nation) and she wears a gold bracelet that was given to her by her former training partner Melinda Gainsford-Taylor.

Download media release announcing the Face of the Games.
04 May 14 - Face of Games