Kaila McKnight

Kaila McKnight competes in the Women's 1500m heat on Day 10 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 6, 2012 in London, England.

Athlete Biography

Kaila McKnight  finished in fifth place in her heat of the 1500m at the 2010 Commonwealth Games. The Victorian ran a lightning-fast 4:05.65 at the IAAF World Challenge meeting in Daegu and qualified for the 2011 World Championships. The time smashed her previous best of 4:08.78 set in June 2010.

She made her first Olympic Games in 2012, finishing fifth in her heat of the 1500m and 12th in her semi-final in a time of 4:08.44.