Eloise Wellings

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Eloise Wellings at the 2012 Summer Olympics

Eloise Wellings (née Poppett) (born 9 November 1982 in White Plains, New York, United States) is an Australian long-distance runner. She represented her country at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne and at the 2010 edition in New Delhi. She was the gold medalist over 5000 metres at the 2003 Summer Universiade. She has also competed internationally in cross country running – her best finish to date was 22nd in the long race at the 2006 IAAF World Cross Country Championships.

She won two consecutive titles at the Zatopek 10,000 metres in 2009 and 2010.[1]

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Australia
1998 World Junior Championships Annecy, France 11th 3000 m
1999 World Youth Championships Bydgoszcz, Poland 4th 3000 m
2003 Universiade Daegu, South Korea 1st 5000 m[2]
2006 Commonwealth Games Melbourne, Australia 4th 5000 m
World Athletics Final Stuttgart, Germany 8th 3000 m
World Cup Athens, Greece 4th 3000 m
2010 Commonwealth Games New Delhi, India 6th 10,000 m


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