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Ellie Cole

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“Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result.”

Age
27
CLUB
Knox Pymble Swim Club
Coach
Simon Cusack
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Ellie Cole

Achievements

Raised in Victoria, Cole has amassed an amazing list of achievements since she started competitively swimming in 2003. Fast forward nearly 15 years and the triple Paralympian has 15 Paralympic medals to her name, including six gold, four silver and five bronze. Also holding a Paralympic Games Record, Cole most recently won a silver medal in the Women’s 100m Backstroke (S9) and a bronze medal in the Women’s 100m Freestyle (S9) at the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast.

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Paralympic Games

Beijing, China 2008

  • Won silver in the Women’s 100m Butterfly (S9)
  • Won bronze in the Women’s 100m Backstroke (S9)
  • Won bronze in the Women’s 400m Freestyle (S9)
  • Placed 4th in the Women’s 100m Freestyle (S9)

London, England 2012

  • Won gold in the Women’s 4x100m Freestyle Relay (34 points)
  • Won gold in the Women’s 100m Freestyle (S9)
  • Won gold in the Women’s 4x100m Medley Relay (34 points)
  • Won gold in the Women’s 100m Backstroke (S9)
  • Won bronze in the Women’s 50m Freestyle (S9)
  • Won bronze in the Women’s 400m Freestyle (S9)
  • Placed 4th in the Women’s 100m Butterfly (S9)

Rio, Brazil 2016

  • Won gold in the Women’s 4x100m Freestyle Relay (34 points)
  • Won gold in the Women’s 100m Backstroke (S9)
  • Won silver in the Women’s 4x100m Medley Relay (34 points)
  • Won silver in the Women’s 50m Freestyle (S9)
  • Won silver in the Women’s 400m Freestyle (S9)
  • Won bronze in the Women’s 100m Freestyle (S9)

Commonwealth Games

Delhi, India 2010

  • Won bronze Women’s 100m Butterfly (S9)
  • Won bronze in the Women’s 100m Freestyle (S9)
  • Placed 4th in the Women’s 50m Freestyle (S9)

Gold Coast, Australia 2018

  • Won silver in the Women’s 100m Backstroke (S9)
  • Won bronze in the Women’s 100m Freestyle (S9)

World Championships

Durban, South Africa 2006

  • Won silver in the Women’s 100m Backstroke (S9)

Eindhoven, Netherlands 2010

  • Won bronze in the Women’s 200m Individual Medley (SM9)
  • Won bronze in the Women’s 400m Freestyle (S9)

Glasgow, Scotland 2015

  • Won gold in the Women’s 100m Freestyle (S9)
  • Won gold in the Women’s 100m Backstroke (S9)
  • Won gold in the Women’s 4x100m Freestyle Relay (34pts)
  • Won silver in the Women’s 4x100m Medley Relay (34 points)
  • Won bronze in the Women’s 50m Freestyle (S9)

Pan Pacific Para Swimming Championships

Edmonton, Canada 2011

  • Won gold in the Women’s 50m Freestyle (S9)
  • Won gold in the Women’s 100m Freestyle (S9)
  • Won gold in the Women’s 400m Freestyle (S9)
  • Won gold in the Women’s 100m Butterfly (S9),
  • Won gold in the Women’s 200m Individual Medley (SM9)
  • Won gold in the Women’s 100m Backstroke (S9)

Cairns, Australia 2018

  • Won gold in the Women's 4x100m Freestyle Relay (34pts)
  • Won gold in the Women's 4x100m Medley Relay (34pts) 
  • Won gold in the Women's 100m Backstroke (S9)
Ellie Cole

In The Pool

Paralympic Games

6
4
5

Commonwealth Games

0
1
3

IPC World Championships

3
2
3

Pan Pacific Para Swimming Championships

9
0
0

Records

  • Paralympic Games
  • 2016 Paralympic Games - Women's 4x100m Freestyle Relay (34pts) (4.16.65)

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