Cooper Bell

Cooper Bell

Nickname: Boog

Born: July 2004

From: Cairns

Living: Boarder at Ipswich Grammar School

Chosen sport/s: Middle-distance running

Long term sporting goal: Represent Australia at Commonwealth Games and the Olympics.

Current Focus: State Cross Country Championships in July at Toowoomba QLD, National Cross Country Championships in August at Wollongong NSW

Top 5 Sporting Achievements to date:

  1. 2nd for the 2000mtr steeplechase at the National T&F Championships in Sydney April 2019
  2. 6th for the 3000mtr at the National Track and Field Championships in Sydney April 2019
  3. 1st for the 3000mtr State Championships at the UQ Sport Athletic Track February 2019
  4. 2nd for 2000mtr Steeplechase at the Qld State Championships March 2019 at QSAC
  5. 3rd for the State Cross Country Championships July 2018 at Mooloolaba

Any other relevant/interesting information (e.g. injuries recovering from, sports awards won etc.):

  • Was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes in 2016
  • Has a Scholarship at Ipswich Grammar School
  • Coaches Award for Athlete of the Year with Pace Project 2018
  • Ipswich Grammar Cross Country Champion Award 2018
  • Has completed the Cairns to Cooktown Cardiac Challenge for the last 4 years