Eliza Ault-Connell

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Eliza Ault-Connell has lived an incredible life. She grew up with the love of Nature, health wellness and travel. She was also a keen net baller and runner. At 16, Eliza was diagnosed with Meningococcal Meningitis and due to the lack of circulation she had suffered, doctors had to amputate her legs below the knee. After going through this life-altering experience, Eliza challenged herself to move on with her life and attain goals that even those who have both legs struggle to achieve.
Eliza's first major international competition was 2002 where she won the bronze medal in the Women's Wheelchair 800m. After a 10 year hiatus out of the sport raising her 3 children, the thought of once again representing Australia in the Green and Gold in last year's Commonwealth Games was enough to bring her our of retirement- to show her children and those around her what we could truly do if we set our minds on something.
With an already successful comeback un der her belt, including 2018 Commonwealth Games Marathon Silver, she is once again raising the bar to compete in the Abbot World Marathon Series and Tokyo 2020.

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