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Who is Eleanor Patterson?

Eleanor Patterson (born 22 May 1996) is an Australian track and field athlete who competes in the high jump. She is the reigning world champion, jumping an Australian record of 2.02m in Eugene, Oregon on 19 July 2022.

Having qualified for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, she jumped 1.95m in her Group and therefore qualified for the final. Here she managed 1.96m, 0.08m behind the eventual winner, Mariya Lasitskene, ROC.

Australia’s Eleanor Patterson wins gold medal in World Athletics Championships women’s high jump final

Australia's Eleanor Patterson wins gold medal in World Athletics Championships women's high jump final
Australia’s Eleanor Patterson wins gold medal in World Athletics Championships women’s high jump final

Australia’s Eleanor Patterson has won gold in the women’s high jump at the world athletics championships in Eugene, Oregon.

Patterson equalled the national record of 2.02 metres to top the podium, defeating Ukraine’s Yaroslava Mahuchikh on countback.

Another Australian, Nicola Olyslagers, was equal fifth with a clearance of 1.96m.

It is Australia’s second medal of the world championships, with Nina Kennedy collecting bronze in the women’s pole vault final.

Patterson is the first Australian to win the event at a world championships or Olympics.

Her performance in Eugene bettered by two centimetres her previous personal best, which she set while winning silver at the indoor world championships in March.

Patterson and Mahuchikh were the only athletes to clear 2.02m. The Australian achieved it with her first jump, while the Ukrainian needed two attempts.

Eleanor Patterson Biography, Wiki

Eleanor Patterson (born 22 May 1996) is an Australian track and field athlete who competes in the high jump. She has a personal best of 1.99 m (6 ft 6 ⁄4 in) for the event.

She is the joint holder of the world youth best and the outright holder of the Oceanian junior record and the Australian record. She was the gold medallist at the 2014 Commonwealth Games and the 2013 World Youth Championships in Athletics

Patterson has a personal best of 2.02 m (6 ft 712 in) for the event. She is the joint holder of the world youth best and the outright holder of the Oceanian junior record. She was the gold medallist at the 2014 Commonwealth Games and the 2013 World Youth Championships in Athletics.

Eleanor Patterson Biography Wikipedia
Eleanor Patterson
NationalityAustralian,
Born22 May 1996 (age 26)
Leongatha, Victoria
Height1.82 m (5 ft 11+12 in)
Weight68.5 kg (151 lb)

Eleanor Patterson Career

Born in Leongatha, Victoria, Patterson began competing in the high jump as a child. She competed in local events from the age of six and continued on with the Little Athletics programme.

She was runner-up at the national junior (under-20) championships in 2011, setting a personal best of 1.82 m (5 ft 11 ⁄2 in) at the age of fourteen. She returned the following year to win that title and improved to 1.87 m (6 ft 1 ⁄2 in) that November.

In her first international competition she won the gold medal at the 2013 World Youth Championships in Athletics, setting a personal best of 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) to win by a margin of six centimetres.

In December she broke records at the Australian Schools Championships, clearing a height of 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) to equal the world youth best held by Charmaine Gale-WeaversCharmaine WeaversSouth African female high jumper (set in 1981) and Olga Turchak (set in 1984) and set a new Oceanian junior record.

The 17-year-old had three attempts at the Australian senior record of 1.98 m (6 ft 5 ⁄4 in), but had three failures.

Patterson was regularly over 1.90 m in the 2014 season, winning a fourth straight Australian junior title and taking her first senior national title at the Australian Athletics Championships. She also won at the Melbourne Track Classic meet with a jump of 1.92 m (6 ft 3 ⁄2 in).

She decided to miss the 2014 World Junior Championships in Athletics in order to represent Australia at the 2014 Commonwealth Games instead. The move paid off as she jumped 1.94 m (6 ft 4 ⁄4 in) to win the gold medal ahead of England’s Isobel Pooley. This made the 18-year-old the third youngest Australian Commonwealth Games champion ever.

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Who is Eleanor Patterson?

Eleanor Patterson (born 22 May 1996) is an Australian track and field athlete who competes in the high jump. She is the reigning world champion, jumping an Australian record of 2.02m in Eugene, Oregon on 19 July 2022.

How old is Eleanor Patterson?

Eleanor Patterson is currently 26 years old.

Why is Eleanor Patterson?

Australia’s Eleanor Patterson has won gold in the women’s high jump at the world athletics championships in Eugene, Oregon.

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