Elana Withnall (Lani) is a former Australian Athletics Team Captain and Flag Bearer. One of Australia’s most dynamic athletes, Elana was the IAAF Oceania Heptathlon Champion in 2013/14 and remains an internationally ranked Heptathlete.
With her sporting continuing to evolve, she was a member of the Shadow Australian Winter Olympics Bobsleigh Team in 2015/16 and turned her hand to Rugby 7s in 2016, playing for Macquarie Sydney Rays in the AON Uni 7s Series in 2017.
Noted for her amazing physical development, Elana was a Miss Universe Australia NSW State Finalist in 2012 and she continues to promote fitness and wellbeing in the community, working as a Personal Fitness Trainer in Western Sydney Looking to the future, she has a Post Graduate Diploma in Sports Media (Journalism). Elana grew up in the small town of Old Bar on the Mid-North Coast of NSW and now resides in Western Sydney.