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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 Boyd

    Age: 36
    Alana Boyd (born 10 May 1984) is an Australian Olympic pole vaulter. The 2008 Australian...  more
  • 2

    Andrew McCabe

    Age: 30
    Andrew McCabe is an Australian track and field sprinter. He was a member of the Australian 4 x...  more
  • 3

    Anthony Alozie

    Age: 34
    Anthony Alozie is an Australian track and field sprinter. He was a member of the Australian 4...  more
  • 4
    Ben Offereins (born 12 March 1986) is an Australian track & field athlete. He became national...  more
  • 5

    Ben St Lawrence

    Age: 38
    Ben St. Lawrence is an Australian long-distance runner. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, he...  more
  • 6
    Benita Jaye Willis, born on 6 May 1979 in Mackay, Queensland is an Australian long-distance...  more
  • 7

    Benn Harradine

    Age: 37
    Benn Harradine (born 14 October 1982) is a retired Australian discus thrower who competed at...  more
  • 8

    Brendan Cole

    Age: 39
    Brendan Cole is an Australian hurdler. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, he competed in the Men's...  more
  • 9

    Collis Birmingham

    Age: 35
    Collis Birmingham (born 27 December 1984) is an Australian middle- and long distance runner....  more
  • 10
    Craig Mottram (born 18 June 1980) is an Australian long and middle-distance runner who...  more
  • 11

    Dale Stevenson

    Age: 32
    Dale Stevenson is an Australian athlete. He competed for Australia in shot-put at the 2012...  more
  • 12
    Dani Stevens (née Samuels, born 26 May 1988) is an Australian discus thrower who in 2009...  more
  • 13

    David McNeill

    Age: 33
    David McNeill is an Australian long-distance runner. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, he competed...  more
  • 14

    Elizabeth Parnov

    Age: 26
    Elizabeth "Liz" Parnov is an Australian athlete who competes in pole vault. She was the...  more
  • 15

    Eloise Wellings

    Age: 37
    Eloise Wellings (née Poppett) (born 9 November 1982 in White Plains, New York, United States)...  more
  • 16

    Emanuele Fuamatu

    Age: 30
    Emanuele Fuamatu is a Samoan athlete. He competed for Samoa in shot put at the 2012 Summer...  more
  • 17
    Genevieve LaCaze is an Australian athletics competitor who specialises in the 3000 metre...  more
  • 18

    Henry Frayne

    Age: 30
    Henry Frayne is an Australian track and field athlete who competes in triple jump and long...  more
  • 19

    Isaac Ntiamoah

    Age: 37
    Isaac Ntiamoah is an Australian track and field sprinter. He was a member of the Australian 4...  more
  • 20

    Jarrod Bannister

    Age: 35
    Jarrod Bannister (3 October 1984 – 8 February 2018) was an Australian track and field athlete...  more
  • 21

    Jeff Riseley

    Age: 33
    Jeffrey Riseley is an Australian middle-distance runner. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, he...  more
  • 22
    Jeff Hunt is an Australian long-distance runner. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, he competed in...  more
  • 23

    Joel Milburn

    Age: 34
    Joel Milburn (born 17 March 1986) is an Australian Dual Olympic 400m sprinter. His Personal...  more
  • 24
    John William Steffensen (born 30 August 1982) is an Australian former track and field athlete,...  more
  • 25

    Josh Ross

    Age: 39
    Joshua ("Josh") James Ross (born 9 February 1981) is an indigenous Australian track and field...  more