Madi Wilson

Madison Wilson made her Olympic debut in Rio after qualifying in the 100m backstroke with a standout performance at the 2016 Nationals where she finished second behind 2015 World Champion Emily Seebohm.

Wilson made a stunning start to her first Olympic campaign by finishing second in her 100m backstroke heat, before winning her semi-final. She went on to finish eighth in her first Olympic final.

The Queenslander swum in both the heats of the 4 x 100m freestyle relay and in the 4 x 100m medley relay. Australia went on to win gold in the freestyle relay and silver in the medley relay.

The 2015 World Championship silver medallist represented Australia at the Youth Olympic Games in Singapore where she won gold as part of the 4 x 100m women’s medley relay and bronze in the 4 x 100 mixed medley relay. 

Olympic Results

2016 Rio

100m Backstroke - Women
Final 59.23 8
Heats 59.92 Q 2
Semifinals 59.03 Q 1
Final Placing 8 / 34
4 x 100m Freestyle Relay - Women
Heats WILSON, M; ELMSLIE, B; CAMPBELL, B; CAMPBELL, C 3:32.39 Q 1
Final McKEON, E; ELMSLIE, B; CAMPBELL, B; CAMPBELL, C 3:30.65 1
Final Placing 1 / 16
4 x 100m Medley Relay - Women
Final SEEBOHM, E; McKEOWN, T; McKEON, E; CAMPBELL, C 3:55.00 2
Heats WILSON, M; McKEOWN, T; GROVES, M; ELMSLIE, B 3:57.80 Q 2
Final Placing 2 / 16