about madison wilson
Madison Wilson is an accomplished Australian swimmer who specialises in backstroke and freestyle.
Originally from Yeppoon on Queensland’s Capricorn Coast, ‘Madi’ burst onto prominence by claiming silver in the 50m backstroke at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
Later that year, she won a silver (4x100m freestyle) and bronze medal (4x200m freestyle) as a member of Australian relay teams at the 2014 FINA World Swimming Championships in Doha.
She then won a further three medals at the 2015 World Aquatics Championships in Kazan, Russia, including gold as a member of the Australia’s winning 4×100-metre freestyle relay, as well as winning a silver medal in the 100m backstroke.
Madi made her Olympic debut in Rio in 2016 and finished 8th in the 100m backstroke final while also winning gold and silver as part of the 4x100m freestyle and medley relay teams.
An Order of Australia Medal (OAM) recipient in 2017, Madi followed up her early success by winning another gold medal as part of the Dolphins world record breaking 4x200m freestyle relay team at the 2019 World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea.
A second Olympic appearance at the 2021 Tokyo Games saw her collect another gold and bronze medal as part of Australia’s successful 4x100m and 4x200m freestyle relay team.
What she brings
Madi presents exceptionally both in and out of the pool.
With over 37k followers on Instagram (as of September 2021) where she shares her passions for swimming, fitness and family, Madi has a variety of talents and interests that appeal to a wide variety of audiences.