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, the 2010 edition in New Delhi and the 2014 edition in Glasgow, and the 2012 Summer Olympics. In 2016, she made the finals of both the 5,000m and 10,000m races at 2016 Summer Olympics.

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, 2010 and 2015.[1]


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
2014 Commonwealth Games Glasgow, Scotland 5th 5,000 m
2015 World Championships Beijing, China 10th 5000 m
2016 Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 9th 5000 m
2016 Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 10th 10,000 m
2017 World Championships London, United Kingdom 22nd 10,000 m

Personal bests[edit]