Eleanor Patterson is a member of the Australian Athletics team, an Olympian and a NSW Institute of Sport (NSWIS) scholarship holder. 

Making her international debut at the 2013 World Youth Championships, the high jumper won gold at the event and went on to break the Oceanian junior record in the same year. 

In 2014, Patterson won her first national title at the Australian Athletics Championships and went on to win gold at the 2014 Commonwealth Games, becoming the third-youngest Australian Commonwealth Games champion ever.  

In 2016, the NSWIS athlete competed at the Rio Olympics, after which she took a year off. Patterson returned to the sport and has since gone on to break a 31-year-old Australian record, jumping 1.99m in New Zealand.

In July 2021, Commonwealth Games Champion secured her spot in the Australian Olympic Team for the Tokyo 2020 Games.