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Famous Track And Field Athletes from Australia

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List of notable or famous track and field athletes from Australia, with bios and photos, including the top track and field athletes born in Australia and even some popular track and field athletes who immigrated to Australia. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Australian track and field athletes then this list is the perfect resource for you. These track and field athletes are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known track and field athlete from Australia is included when available.

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This historic track and field athletes from Australia list can help answer the questions "Who are some Australian track and field athletes of note?" and "Who are the most famous track and field athletes from Australia?" These prominent track and field athletes of Australia may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Australian track and field athletes.

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  • Alana Boyd1

    Alana Boyd

    Age: 36

    BirthplaceMelbourne, Australia

    Alana Boyd (born 10 May 1984) is an Australian Olympic pole vaulter. The 2008 Australian... more on Wikipedia
  • 2

    Andrew McCabe

    Age: 30

    BirthplaceLongreach, Australia

    Andrew McCabe is an Australian track and field sprinter. He was a member of the Australian 4 x... more on Wikipedia
  • 3

    Anthony Alozie

    Age: 34

    BirthplaceAba, Nigeria

    Anthony Alozie is an Australian track and field sprinter. He was a member of the Australian 4... more on Wikipedia
  • Ben Offereins4

    BirthplaceBaulkham Hills, Australia

    Ben Offereins (born 12 March 1986) is an Australian track & field athlete. He became national... more on Wikipedia
  • 5

    Ben St Lawrence

    Age: 38

    BirthplacePenrith, Australia

    Ben St. Lawrence is an Australian long-distance runner. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, he... more on Wikipedia
  • 6

    BirthplaceMackay, Australia

    Benita Jaye Willis, born on 6 May 1979 in Mackay, Queensland is an Australian long-distance... more on Wikipedia
  • Benn Harradine7

    Benn Harradine

    Age: 37

    BirthplaceNewcastle, Australia

    Benn Harradine (born 14 October 1982) is a retired Australian discus thrower who competed at... more on Wikipedia
  • 8

    Brendan Cole

    Age: 39

    BirthplaceMackay, Australia

    Brendan Cole is an Australian hurdler. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, he competed in the Men's... more on Wikipedia
  • 9

    Collis Birmingham

    Age: 35

    BirthplaceCarlton, Australia

    Collis Birmingham (born 27 December 1984) is an Australian middle- and long distance runner.... more on Wikipedia
  • Craig Mottram10

    BirthplaceMelbourne, Australia

    Craig Mottram (born 18 June 1980) is an Australian long and middle-distance runner who... more on Wikipedia
  • 11

    Dale Stevenson

    Age: 32

    BirthplaceWonthaggi, Australia

    Dale Stevenson is an Australian athlete. He competed for Australia in shot-put at the 2012... more on Wikipedia
  • Dani Samuels12

    BirthplaceCity of Fairfield, Sydney, Australia

    Dani Stevens (née Samuels, born 26 May 1988) is an Australian discus thrower who in 2009... more on Wikipedia
  • 13

    David McNeill

    Age: 33

    BirthplaceEast Melbourne, Australia

    David McNeill is an Australian long-distance runner. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, he competed... more on Wikipedia
  • 14

    Elizabeth Parnov

    Age: 26

    BirthplaceMoscow, Russia

    Elizabeth "Liz" Parnov is an Australian athlete who competes in pole vault. She was the... more on Wikipedia
  • 15

    Eloise Wellings

    Age: 37

    BirthplaceWhite Plains, New York

    Eloise Wellings (née Poppett) (born 9 November 1982 in White Plains, New York, United States)... more on Wikipedia
  • 16

    Emanuele Fuamatu

    Age: 30

    BirthplaceSydney, Australia

    Emanuele Fuamatu is a Samoan athlete. He competed for Samoa in shot put at the 2012 Summer... more on Wikipedia
  • Genevieve LaCaze17

    BirthplaceBenowa, Queensland, Australia

    Genevieve LaCaze is an Australian athletics competitor who specialises in the 3000 metre... more on Wikipedia
  • 18

    Henry Frayne

    Age: 30

    BirthplaceAdelaide, Australia

    Henry Frayne is an Australian track and field athlete who competes in triple jump and long... more on Wikipedia
  • 19

    Isaac Ntiamoah

    Age: 37

    BirthplaceCanberra, Australia

    Isaac Ntiamoah is an Australian track and field sprinter. He was a member of the Australian 4... more on Wikipedia
  • 20

    Jarrod Bannister

    Age: 35

    BirthplaceTownsville, Australia

    Jarrod Bannister (3 October 1984 – 8 February 2018) was an Australian track and field athlete... more on Wikipedia
  • 21

    Jeff Riseley

    Age: 33

    BirthplaceDandenong, Australia

    Jeffrey Riseley is an Australian middle-distance runner. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, he... more on Wikipedia
  • 22

    BirthplaceFairfield, Australia

    Jeff Hunt is an Australian long-distance runner. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, he competed in... more on Wikipedia
  • 23

    Joel Milburn

    Age: 34

    BirthplaceSydney, Australia

    Joel Milburn (born 17 March 1986) is an Australian Dual Olympic 400m sprinter. His Personal... more on Wikipedia
  • John Steffensen24

    BirthplacePerth, Australia

    John William Steffensen (born 30 August 1982) is an Australian former track and field athlete,... more on Wikipedia
  • 25

    Josh Ross

    Age: 39

    BirthplaceCamperdown, Australia

    Joshua ("Josh") James Ross (born 9 February 1981) is an indigenous Australian track and field... more on Wikipedia