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Jemima Montag

Jemima Montag (athletics) showed she is on track to add the 10km track walk title in Birmingham to her 20km gold on the road at Gold Coast 2018 when she won the 10km at the Australian championships in March in a swift 43 minutes, 2.97 seconds. Montag first represented Australia as a 16-year-old in the junior event at the World Race Walking Cup and went on to compete at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, the 2019 World University Games – where she won an individual silver and team gold in the 20km walk – placed 10th at the Doha 2019 World Championships and 6th in her Olympic debut in Tokyo. She also broke the long-standing Australian 20km road walk record of three-time Commonwealth Games gold medallist Jane Saville in February 2022, clocking 1 hour, 27 minutes, 34 seconds in Adelaide. Jemima is coached by Brett Vallance and is studying medicine at the University of Melbourne. She credits her grandparents, who were holocaust survivors, for her work ethic and resilience.

Sport / Discipline

Athletics

Birth Place

East Melbourne

Birth state

VIC

Date of Birth

15/02/1998

Age

24

Gold Coast, 2018

Results History

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