Ellie Beer to Represent Australia at Tokyo Olympics

July 7, 2021

GCAS Alumni Ellie Beer Selected to Represent Australia at Tokyo Olympics

As the Tokyo Olympics approach the Gold Coast Academy of Sport is proud to congratulate Ellie Beer on her selection in the 4 x 400m Women’s team in Track and Field. 

Ellie was the Academy’s Athlete of the year in 2017 and received the Carbine Club scholarship in 2019.  The scholarship contributed towards her preparation for competitions within Australia and internationally. 

At 18 years of age, Ellie will be the youngest in the team to travel to Tokyo.  In 2019 in her final year of school, she represented Australia at the World relay Championships and then went on to run at the World Championships in Dubai. 

Ellie is currently a student at Griffith University and is balancing her life as an elite track athlete with her passion for sports development.

The Academy wishes Ellie all the best in her travels and competition.  The Olympics is a dream of every athlete and as a young developing athlete, she has many years ahead of her of international competition.

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