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Mackenzie Little

Mackenzie Little (athletics) made her first appearance at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in the women’s javelin event where she was selected in the last wave of athletes, qualifying through the World Athletics points system. Despite arriving in Tokyo ranked 24 in the field of 30, she nailed a PB of 62.37m in her qualifying round, ending up second in her pool and fourth overall. Little made Australian Olympic history when she was one of three Australians to make the women’s javelin final and she finished eighth with a throw of 59.69m. At just 15, Little won gold at the World Youth Championships in javelin however growing up Little competed in various events including the 400m hurdles and heptathlon. Little completed a Bachelor of Science in Human Biology at Stanford University, where she also competed on their athletics team and became a two-time NCAA javelin champion. Little is now completing a Bachelor of Medicine at Sydney University and is hoping to make her Commonwealth Games debut in Birmingham 2022. 

Sport / Discipline

Birth Place

Rochester

Date of Birth

22/12/1996

Age

25

Birmingham, 2022

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