Ella Nelson facts for kids
|Born||10 May 1994
|Education||University of Wollongong
University of Sydney
Ella Nelson (born 10 May 1994) is an Australian sprinter specialising in the 200 metres.
She competed in the 200m and 4 × 100 m relay at the 2014 Commonwealth Games held in Glasgow, Scotland, the 200m at the 2015 World Championships in Beijing, China and the 2017 World Championships held in London. In Rio de Janeiro, Brazil she represented Australia in the 200 metres at the 2016 Summer Olympics where she ran a personal best of 22.50 in the semi finals finishing third just missing the final by 100th of a second but to place 9th place in the event overall.
Nelson won the Women's Open Australian 200m championship in 2014, 2015 and 2016 and is the 6th fastest of all time ranked Australian over this distance.
|2010||World Junior Championships||Moncton, Canada||16th (sf)||200 m||24.06|
|7th||4 × 100 m relay||45.57|
|2012||World Junior Championships||Barcelona, Spain||–||4 × 100 m relay||DQ|
|2014||IAAF World Relays||Nassau, Bahamas||19th (h)||4 × 100 m relay||44.69|
|Commonwealth Games||Glasgow, United Kingdom||13th (sf)||200 m||23.50|
|5th||4 × 100 m relay||44.21|
|2015||World Championships||Beijing, China||38th (h)||200 m||23.33|
|2016||Olympic Games||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil||9th (sf)||200 m||22.50|
|2017||IAAF World Relays||Nassau, Bahamas||4th (h)||4 × 400 m relay||3:30.31|
|World Championships||London, United Kingdom||43rd (h)||200 m||24.02|
Diamond League Meets
|2016||Meeting de Paris||Paris, France||5th||200 m||22.82|
|2017||Bislett Games||Oslo, Norway||6th||200 m||23.42|
|Bauhaus-Galan||Stockholm, Sweden||6th||200 m||23.27|
- 100 metres – 11.42 (+1.7 m/s, Canberra 2016)
- 200 metres – 22.50 (+0.1 m/s, Rio de Janeiro 2016)
- 60 meters - 7.48 (Flagstaff 2017)
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