NSW Institute of Sport scholarship holder, Madison De Rozario OAM, is an Australian Paralympic athlete and wheelchair racer who specialises in middle and long-distance events. She has competed at four Paralympics, winning two gold medals, three silver and a bronze. She has also won ten medals (three gold, three silver and four bronze) at the World Para Athletics Championships and two gold at the Commonwealth Games.
At the 2020 Summer Paralympics in Tokyo, Madison won gold medals in the Women’s 800m T53 and the Women’s marathon T54, bronze in the Women’s 1500m T54 and came fifth in the Women’s 5000m T54. She is the second female Australian Paralympian after Jan Randles to win gold in the marathon at the Paralympic Games.
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.
Madison trains under NSWIS Most Outstanding inductee Louise Sauvage.