Nick Hough is a member of the Australian Athletics team and a NSW Institute of Sport (NSWIS) scholarship holder. He finished seventh in the men’s 110m hurdles (13.83) at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.
A talented junior, Nick emerged in Little Athletics and GPS school athletics competition for The Kings School. He was an all-rounder, competing in sprints, hurdles, jumps and the shot put.
He made his international debut aged 16, at the inaugural 2010 Youth Olympic Games, winning gold in the 110m hurdles. In 2012, he competed at the IAAF World Junior Championships winning silver in the 110m hurdles. In 2013, while negotiating the graduation to the senior hurdle height, he ran his lifetime bests in the sprints (10.39/20.66), securing semi-final places at the World University Games. He then received a call-up to run on the national 4x100m relay at the World Championships.
Nick continued his international development and in 2014 competed for Australia at the Commonwealth Games reaching the final. He then competed at his home Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in 2018, claiming a bronze medal, and most recently competed at the 2019 Doha World Championships securing a semi-final spot.