Michael Shelley

Michael Shelley was born with Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia and is a CDH Australia ambassador.


Michael is an Australian long-distance runner who competes in track events and road races.

He has won gold medals in the marathon event at the 2014 Commonwealth Games at Glasgow, Scotland, as well as the 2018 Commonwealth Games at Gold Coast, Australia.


He has also represented Australia at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships and the IAAF World Half Marathon Championships.


On the road, he has won at the Gold Coast Half Marathon and the City2Surf race in Sydney.


Michael often attends the CDH Sunflower Sunday event in Brisbane to help raise awareness and chat with families affected by CDH.

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