Birth Date:  15 Feb 1998
Place of Birth:  EAST MELBOURNE
Country of birth:  AUS
Age:  20
Gender:   Female
Height (cm):  159
Weight (Kg):  50

Events and Medals

Sport Event Rank
ATH Athletics Women's 20km Race Walk 1 Gold

Jemima MONTAG - Schedule

Time Event Status
Sun, 8 Apr 9:15
Gold Medal Event Women's 20km Race Walk Final

Biographical Information


"Playing the piano and trumpet, healthy cooking, learning languages and braiding hair." (, 5 Mar 2018; Athlete, 3 Mar 2018)

Occupation: Student ( 15 Feb, 2018)
Education: Science at the University of Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Languages spoken: Spanish

PERSONAL: Brent VALLANCE (, 15 Feb 2015)

Reason: My sisters and I started Little Athletics at Brighton when I was in under eights. Mum was a 400m hurdler and dad also has a huge passion for cricket and footy, so they thought we might enjoy it." ( 14 July 2015)
Ambition: “I definitely have my eyes locked on Tokyo for 2020 (Olympics), then I’ll see what happens." ( 15 Feb, 2018)
Memorable: "In 2014, at the World Racewalking Cup (in China), I was part of a bronze medal-winning Australian junior girls team in the 10km, along with Clara SMITH and Elizabeth HOSKING." (Athlete, 3 Mar 2018)
Hero: Athletes, Cathy FREEMAN (AUS) and Steve SOLOMON (AUS). "I admire SOLOMON's ability to engage with anyone." ( 14 July 2015; Athlete, 3 Mar 2018)
Influence: Athletes Regan LAMBLE (AUS) and Quentin REW (NZL). "Also my mum, because I vaule her guidance on so many aspects of my life." ( 12 Dec, 2017; Athlete, 3 Mar 2018)
Ritual: A nice carb-load, chilled-out chat with my mum and a lucky bracelet or necklace. (Athlete, 3 Mar 2018)
Additional information

Attended a high-altitude training camp in December 2017 in Bogota, Colombia, which has helped contribute to her rapid rise. "It was my first time on a high-altitude camp and my coach has always been a big advocate. I was feeling the effects early on, but as the days went on I was able to get though the work." ( Feb 15, 2018)

In what was only her second ever race over the 20km distance, secured her place at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. Finished second in the  Australian 20km Racewalking and Oceania Championships in Adelaide, in a time of 1:31.26. (, Feb 15 2018)

Works at the Fruit Box Group as a research assistant for their new Corporate Social Responsibility project, which delivers 40,000 free boxes of produce to families in Melbourne and Sydney. (Athlete, 3 Mar 2018)

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

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