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Elliot, Maddison Gae (1998 - )

OAM

Born
3 November 1998
Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Commonwealth or Empire Games gold medalist, Paralympian and Swimmer

Summary

Maddison Elliot began swimming when she was just six months old. She was diagnosed with cerebral palsy when she was four. She won five gold medals at the Youth Paralympic Games in 2009 and went on to win further gold medals at the Olympic Games in London in 2012 and the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow in 2014. In 2014, she was awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia for service to sport.

Details

Events

2014
Gold Medalist at Glasgow Commonwealth Games - Swimming - Para-100 m freestyle (S8)

Sources used to compile this entry: Australian Paralympic Committee, 'Maddison Elliot', https://www.paralympic.org.au/athlete/maddison-elliott [accessed 8 January 2016].

Caitlin Stone

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