Participants

Ellie COLE

Ellie COLE
    Swimming
Birth Date:  12 Dec 1991
Place of Birth:  LILYDALE
Country of birth:  AUS
Age:  26
Gender:   Female
Sport Class
S9

Events and Medals


Ellie COLE - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Fri, 6 Apr 11:41
Women's S9 100m Backstroke Heat 1
Finished
Fri, 6 Apr 20:43
Gold Medal Event Women's S9 100m Backstroke Final
Finished
Sun, 8 Apr 11:19
Women's S9 100m Freestyle Heat 1
Finished
Sun, 8 Apr 20:36
Gold Medal Event Women's S9 100m Freestyle Final
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
Commonwealth Games
YearLocationEventRankResult
2010 Delhi, IND Women's 50m Freestyle S9 4 30.23
2010 Delhi, IND Women's 100m Butterfly S9 3 1:14.04
2010 Delhi, IND Women's 100m Freestyle S9 3 1:05.20

Paralympic Games
YearLocationEventRankResult
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's 4 x 100m Freestyle 34 pts 1 4:16.65
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's 4 x 100m Medley 34 pts 2 4:45.85
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's 50m Freestyle S9 2 0:29.13
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's 100m Freestyle S9 3 1:02.93
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's 400m Freestyle S9 2 4:42.58
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's 100m Backstroke S9 1 1:09.18
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's 50m Freestyle S9 2 29.13 
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 34 Points 1 4:16.65
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's 4 x 100m Medley Relay 34 Points 2 4:45.85
2012 London, GBR Women's 4 x 100m Freestyle 34 pts 1 4:20.39
2012 London, GBR Women's 4 x 100m Medley 34 pts 1 4:53.95
2012 London, GBR Women's 50m Freestyle S9 3 0:29.28
2012 London, GBR Women's 400m Freestyle S9 3 4:42.87
2012 London, GBR Women's 100m Backstroke S9 1 1:09.42
2012 London, GBR Women's 100m Butterfly S9 4 1:10.40
2012 London, GBR Women's 200m Individual Medley SM9 4h1 2:44.31
2008 Beijing, CHN Women's 100m Freestyle S9 4 1:04.24
2008 Beijing, CHN Women's 400m Freestyle S9 3 4:44.60
2008 Beijing, CHN Women's 100m Backstroke S9 3 1:11.87
2008 Beijing, CHN Women's 100m Butterfly S9 2 1:10.92
2008 Beijing, CHN Women's 200m Individual Medley SM9 4h2 2:42.26

World Championships
YearLocationEventRankResult
2015 Glasgow, SCO Women's 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 34 pts 1 4:24.17
2015 Glasgow, SCO Women's 4 x 100m Medley Relay 34 pts 2 4:53.88
2015 Glasgow, SCO Women's 50m Freestyle S9 3 29.61
2010 Eindhoven, NED Women's 4x100m Freestyle 34pts 4 4:49.17
2010 Eindhoven, NED Women's 4x100m Medley 34pts 7 5:19.65
2010 Eindhoven, NED Women's 100m Freestyle S9 5 1:06.19
2010 Eindhoven, NED Women's 100m Backstroke S9 5 1:15.07
2010 Eindhoven, NED Women's 100m Butterfly S9 14 1:17.23
2010 Eindhoven, NED Women's 200m Individual Medley SM9 3 2:42.13
2010 Eindhoven, NED Women's 400m Freestyle S9 3 4:49.71
2010 Eindhoven, NED Women's 50m Freestyle S9 8 32.31
2006 Durban, RSA Women's 400m Freestyle S9 6 5:02.07
2006 Durban, RSA Women's 100m Butterfly S9 7 1:20.24
2006 Durban, RSA Women's 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 34 Points 5 5:00.00
2006 Durban, RSA Women's 4 x 100m Medley Relay 34 Points 6 5:40.67

Hobbies

Cooking (paralympic.org.au, 12 Feb 2018)


Occupation: Athlete, student (paralympic.org, 12 Feb 2018; womenshealth.com.au, 28 Dec 2017)
Education: Health science at the Australian Catholic University; exercise and health science at University of Canberra, Australia
Languages spoken: English
Coach

CLUB: Nathan DOYLE (AUS) (sunshinecoastdaily.com.au, 20 Sep 2017)


Other sports

Took up wheelchair basketball in 2013 and was in the Victorian team for two years before refocusing on swimming. (australianunity.com.au, 27 Oct 2017)


Injuries

Broke fifth metatarsal in late 2017. (sunshinecoastdaily.com.au, 20 Sep 2017). Double shoulder reconstruction after the London 2012 Paralympic Games. (australianunity.com.a, 27 Oct 2017)


Reason: Eight weeks after her leg amputation, her mother Jenny enrolled her in swimming lessons as part of her rehabilitation. (businesschicks.com, 20 Dec 2016)
Ambition: "I’ll be 26 at the (Gold Coast 2018) Commonwealth Games and that’s pretty old for a swimmer, but I want to show I’m on the way to Tokyo (2020 Paralympic Games)." (australianunity.com.au, 27 Oct 2017)
Hero: Paralympic gold medallist, Natalie du TOIT (RSA), and Olympic medallist triathlete Emma MOFFATT (AUS) (paralympic.org.au, 12 Feb 2018)
Additional information

IMPAIRMENT DETAILS
Right leg was amputated due to a rare sarcoma cancer tumour that wrapped around the nerves. Diagnosed with cancer at the age of two and had her right leg amputated on Valentine's Day when she was just three years old. (australianunity.com.au, 27 Oct 2017)

AWARDS
Received a Medal of the Order of Australia in 2014 for services to Australian sport. (australianunity.com.au, 27 Oct 2017; colemangreig.com.au, 12 Feb 2018). Nominated for the ABC Sports Personality of the Year in 2016, as well as one of 100 Women of Influence, driven by The Australian Financial
Review and Westpac. Cosmopolitan magazine’s Fun Fearless Female in the sportswoman category in 2015. (thelifestylesuite.com, 12 Feb 2018)

FUNDRAISING
Patron of the Sarah-Grace Sarcoma Foundation, which raises funds for research into sarcoma. (australianunity.com.au, 27 Oct 2017)


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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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