Georgia Sprinter Elija Godwin Wiki Bio 2019: Age, Birthday, Family, Mother, Girlfriend, Javelin, Video.

Elija Godwin is a 19-year-old Georgia sprinter, who got impaled by a stationary javelin on 7th May 2019, while completing a backwards sprint drill.

Godwin got impaled by a javelin sitting in a rack while he was moving backwards.

Quick Facts and Information on Elija Godwin

Birthday 1st July 1999
Age 19
Country U.S
Home Town Covington, GA
Nationality American
Ethnicity African-American
Profession Sprinter
Mother Ginger Glenn Luby
Marital Status Not Married
Girlfriend Not Revealed
Children Not Yet
School / University Newton High School, University of Georgia
Social Media Twitter

Elija Godwin Impaled By Javelin

On Tuesday afternoon, Elija was running his practice drills while the fatal incident occurred. The javelin, sticking out at an angle, was left on the practice field which went through Elija’s body as he sprinted backwards. The javelin pierced Elija’s lungs living him unconscious in the scene.

Godwin’s team members immediately called an ambulance and rushed him to the hospital where the doctors performed a successful surgery. Meanwhile, Godwin is able to breathe normally without the help of oxygen and as per the doctors; he is expected to make a full recovery.


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