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Elijah Winnington

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“Be strong and courageous for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you may go.”

Age
21
CLUB
St Peters Western
Coach
Dean Boxall
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Elijah Winnington

Achievements

Gold Coast born and bred, Elijah Winnington had an impressive junior swimming record, including 26 National Age Championship gold medals and has an exciting future within the senior Dolphins team. His first appearance on the international stage, he 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. He is the back-to-back Australian Champion in the 400m Freestyle and made his first Olympic appearance in Tokyo in 2021.

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Olympic Games

Tokyo, Japan 2020 (2021)

  • Won bronze in the Men's 4x200m Freestyle Relay (heat swimmer)
  • Placed 7th in the Men's 400m Freestyle
  • Placed 22nd overall in the Men's 200m Freestyle

Commonwealth Games

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

Olympic Games

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Commonwealth Games

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Records

  • Commonwealth Games Record
  • Event Time Location Date
    Men's 4x200m Freestyle

    7:05.97

    Alexander Graham (1:46.60)
    Kyle Chalmers (1:46.47)
    Elijah Winnington (1:45.97)
    Mack Horton (1:46.93)

    Gold Coast - Commonwealth Games April 2018
  • Junior World Record
  • Event Time Location Date
    200m Freestyle

    1:46.64

    Queensland State Championships, Brisbane  2018

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