Gold Coast born and bred and training under Richard Scarce at Bond University, Elijah Winnington has an impressive junior swimming record – holding 26 National Age Championship gold medals. He also holds the Junior World Record in the 200m freestyle set at the QLD State titles in 2018.
In his first appearance on the senior Dolphins team, Elijah was a member of the Men’s 4x200m Freestyle Relay team who won gold and set a new Games Record at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.
In 2019 he won his first open National Title in Adelaide in the 400m freestyle and is set for an exciting future.
Gold Coast, Australia 2018
Won gold in the Men’s 4x200m Freestyle Relay (GR)
Pan Pacific Championships
Tokyo, Japan 2018
- Placed 10th in the Men’s 400m Freestyle
- Placed 12th in the Men’s 200m Freestyle
In The Pool
- Commonwealth Games Record
- Junior World Record
|Men's 4x200m Freestyle||
Alexander Graham (1:46.60)
|Gold Coast - Commonwealth Games||April 2018|
|Queensland State Championships, Brisbane||2018|
Q&A with Elijah
- My funniest swimming moment
- My coach always says
- My career aspiration outside of swimming
- My swimming career highlight
- Three words that best describe me
Anytime I am around my coach.
It’s not a purse, it’s a satchel. Indiana Jones has one.
To own a sporting management company to help and inspire young, upcoming athletes to pursue greatness.
Winning gold in the 4 x 200 relay at the Commonwealth Games.