Participants

Madison de ROZARIO

Madison de ROZARIO
    Athletics
Birth Date:  24 Nov 1993
Place of Birth:  STIRLING
Country of birth:  AUS
Age:  24
Gender:   Female
Sport Class
T53

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
ATH Athletics Women's T54 1500m 1 Gold
Women's T54 Marathon 1 Gold

Madison de ROZARIO - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Tue, 10 Apr 20:05
Gold Medal Event Women's T54 1500m Final
Finished
Sun, 15 Apr 6:10
Gold Medal Event Women's T54 Marathon Final
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
Paralympic Games
YearLocationEventRankResult
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's 1500m T54 5 3:24.33
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's 5000m T54 4 11:54.46
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's 4 x 400m Relay T53/54 2 3:46.63
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's 4 x 400m Relay T53/54 2 3:46.63
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's 800m T53 2 1:47.64
2012 London, GBR Women's 100m T53 5 17.60
2012 London, GBR Women's 800m T53 4 1:53.65
2012 London, GBR Women's 200m T53 6 30.33
2012 London, GBR Women's 400m T53 6 58.42
2008 Beijing, CHN Women's 100m T54 8 17.21
2008 Beijing, CHN Women's 400m T54 10 59.78
2008 Beijing, CHN Women's 4 x 100m Relay T53/54 2 1:01.91

World Championships
YearLocationEventRankResult
2017 London, GBR Women's 1500m T54 3 3:25.56
2017 London, GBR Women's 5000m T54 1 12:33.48
2017 London, GBR Women's 5000m T54 1 12:33.48
2017 London, GBR Women's 800m T53 2 1:54.88
2015 Doha, QAT Women 's 1500m T54 3 3:42.03
2015 Doha, QAT Women's 5000m T54 4 12:11.44
2015 Doha, QAT Women's 800m T53 1 1:53.86
2015 Doha, QAT Women's 5000m T54 4 12:11.44
2013 Lyon, FRA Women's 1500m T54 7 3:35.60
2013 Lyon, FRA Women's 5000m T54 5 12:09.23
2013 Lyon, FRA Women's 800m T53 3 1:53.93
2011 Christchurch, NZL Women's 100m T53 5 18.09
2011 Christchurch, NZL Women's 200m T53 5 31.60
2011 Christchurch, NZL Women's 400m T53 5 1:02.39

Nickname: Bandit (because of the tattoo on her left arm) (paralympic.org.au, 2016)
Hobbies

Sketching (paralympic.org.au, 2016)


Occupation: Athlete, student (Athlete, Feb 2018)
Education: Business at Griffith University, Queensland, Australia
Languages spoken: English
Coach

PERSONAL: Louise SAUVAGE (AUS) (athletics.org.au, May 2017)


Injuries

Unable to compete at Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games after developing deep vein thrombosis on flight to Scotland. Remained in UK for several months before being cleared to fly home. (au.news.yahoo.com, 26 Mar 2015)


Reason: Tried wheelchair tennis and basketball (age 12) before Australian Paralympic legend, Frank PONTA, encouraged her to take up racing. (paralympic.org.au, May 2017)
Ambition: To balance full-time education and sporting career, and achieve a world record in one of her pet events. (paralympic.org.au. May 2017)
Memorable: Silver in T53/54 4x100m relay at Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games, and bronze in T53 800m at 2013 World Championships in Lyon, France. (paralympic.org.au, 2016). Racing alongside Angie BALLARD when she broke the 400m world record at the 2015 IPC Athletics Grand Prix in Nottwil, Switzerland. (paralympic.org.au, May 2017)
Hero: Australian wheelchair racers, Louise SAUVAGE and Angie BALLARD (paralympic.org.au, 2016)
Influence: Louise SAUVAGE (AUS) and Angie BALLARD (AUS). Both have been world record holders, Angie is my roommate and best friend. (Athlete, Feb 2018)
Additional information

YOUNG STAR
At age 14, youngest Australian athlete to compete at Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games. (au.news.yahoo.com, 26 Mar 2015)


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Legend

Gold: Gold
Silver: Silver
Bronze: Bronze
Gold Medal Event: Gold Medal Event
Bronze Medal Event: Bronze Medal Event

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