8 February in the 34th year of his life at his home in the Netherlands died a famous Australian athlete (javelin throw), Jarrod Bannister, according to wwos.nine.com.au.
According to others, he was found dead in a hotel room.
Cause of death not reported.
Jarrod Bannister — member of Beijing Olympic games (sixth place), 2011 world Championships (seventh place).
He is the winner of the Junior championship of Oceania 2000, the Commonwealth Games 2010.
In 2008 Jarrod Bannister set a national record of Australia 89.02 m.