Rio was Stuart's fourth Olympic Games having competing at Athens 2004, Beijing 2008 and London 2012 with a best placing of ninth in London.

Stuart has competed at three Commonwealth Games with a best finish at Delhi 2010, claiming silver. He also won silver at the 2009 World University Games.

He has competed at five IAAF World Championships since 2007 with a best result of ninth at Moscow 2013.

The sixteen times New Zealand javelin champion first represented New Zealand at the Santiago 2000 World Junior Championships.

Stuart is originally from Te Aroha but now lives in Hamilton. He is married to Leone and has two sons and a daughter. He works part time in IT.

Stuart competes for the Hamilton City Hawks club and has been coached by Athletics NZ High Performance Programme coach Debbie Strange since he started throwing javelin.

Career Highlights:

2nd 2009 World University Games
2nd 2010 Commonwealth Games 2013 World Championships
Olympic Games 2004, 08, 12
IAAF World Championships 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015
Personal Best 86.31m

2016 Best 83.93m

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Stuart's Games History