Melissa Breen

(L-R) Guzel Khubbieva of Uzbekistan, Melissa Breen of Australia and Debbie Ferguson-Mckenzie of the Bahamas compete in the Women's 100m Round 1 Heats on Day 7 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 3, 2012 in London, England.

Athlete Biography

Melissa Breen narrowly missed the 100m Olympic A qualifying mark by an agonising 0.01s when she ran 11.30 seconds in Japan in March 2012. She was rewarded for her consistent efforts however with Olympic nomination based on selector's discretion. The Canberran went on to make her Olympic debut at the London 2012 Games where she finished sixth in the 100m heat in a time of 11.34 seconds, narrowly missing out on the semi-finals.