NSW Institute of Sport scholarship holder, Madison De Rozario, is a three-time world champion para athletics representative who will compete at her fourth Paralympic Games at Tokyo 2020.
Madison won two gold medals at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games in the 1500m T54 and the marathon. Just a week after her Commonwealth Games marathon race, Madison made a last dash sprint to win the London Marathon – becoming the first Australian to win the women’s wheelchair title. At the 2018 World Para-athletics Nottwil Grand Prix Madison won gold in all three of her events and equalled the women’s 1500m T53/54 world record.
To kick off 2019, Madison set a new world record in the 800m T53 while competing at the 2019 GIO Summer Down Under Series in Canberra – crossing the line in 1:45.53. Later that year she finished third at the World Marathon Championships and won a gold and two silver medals at the World Para Athletics Championships.
Madison, who trains under NSWIS Most Outstanding inductee Louise Sauvage, will represent Australia at her fourth Paralympics in Tokyo.