Torrie Lewis is the 19-year-old who beat the fastest woman in the world.

Lewis marked a sensational 2024 Diamond League debut in Xiamen, the People’s Republic of China, by beating reigning women’s 100m world champion Sha’Carri Richardson to win the 200m race.

Currently competing in Fiji at the Oceania Championship, she continues to make waves on the track. In the heats held this afternoon, Lewis once again proved her mettle by claiming the top spot, further cementing her reputation as a formidable competitor in 200m for the Paris Olympics

As anticipation mounts for the finals, all eyes are on Torrie Lewis as she prepares to take on the best of the best in the Oceania Championship.

At just 19 years old, the Australian Torrie Lewis has undoubtedly become a name to remember in the world of track and field.

With her sights set on victory in the 200m finals for the Oceania Athletic Champions, there is no doubt that she will be the favourite.

Torrie Lewis’s achievements and personal bests

  • National record in women’s 100m – 11.10s
  • National record in women’s 4x100m relay – 42.83s
  • Broke the women’s 100m national record after 10 years and the U20 record after 56 years.
  • Beat Sha’Carri Richardson to win the women’s 200m race in Xiamen on her Diamond League debut.
  • Personal best in women’s 200m – 22.94s (22.68 wind-assisted)
  • Personal best in women’s 400m – 53.32s
  • National champion in both 100m and 200m at the age of 18.