Name: Elija Godwin
Sport: Track and Field
Event(s): 4x400-meter relay
Height: 6-1
DOB: 7/1/1999
Birthplace: Covington, Ga.
Hometown: Covington, Ga.
High School: Newton High School (Covington, Ga.)
College: University of Georgia
Team/Club: Georgia Bulldogs
Olympic Experience
  • One-time Olympian (2020), one-time Olympic medalist (bronze)
  • Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, bronze (4x400-meter mixed relay)
Other Career Highlights
  • Ran a personal best of 44.61 at 2021 SEC Outdoor Championships
  • 2021 NCAA Outdoor Championships, 4th (400-meter)
  • 2021 NCAA Indoor Championships, 9th (400-meter)
Personal: Son of Ginger Luby...Involved in the community service efforts of his church parish throughout the year.