Lisa Ondieki (O'Dea/Martin)

Retired

Updated: 2021-10-16

South Australia

Bio

Lisa Ondieki is a retired Australian long-distance runner who won an Olympic Games silver medal & two Commonwealth Games gold medals in the marathon. Her personal best 2:23:51 in 1988 was the fourth fastest women's marathon in history at the time.

Ondieki was inducted into the Sport Australia Hall of Fame in 1997, received an Australian Sports Medal in 2000 & was inducted into the Athletics Australia Hall of Fame in 2014.

Track ChampionshipsRoad ChampionshipsOff-Road Championships
1994-95 Australian 10000m1986 Commonwealth Games Marathon
1988 Australian Road Running
1990 Commonwealth Games Marathon
1991 Australian Road Running
International CompetitionOlympic GamesCommonwealth Games
1983 World Women's Road Race
1985 World Cup
1987 World Championships
1984 Los Angeles
1988 Seoul
1992 Barcelona
1996 Atlanta
1990 Auckland
World RecordsAustralian RecordsState Records
Commonwealth 10000m - 32m 17.86s - 27 Jul 1985
Commonwealth Half Marathon - 1h 09m 45s - 8 Jun 1986
World 10 Miles Road - 52m 23s - 5 Apr 1987
Commonwealth Marathon - 2h 23m 51s - 31 Jan 1988
Commonwealth Half Marathon - 1h 09m 43s - 24 Jul 1988
Commonwealth Games Marathon - 2h 25m 28s - 31 Jan 1990
Australian Sub-Junior 4x 100m - 48.5s - 16 Feb 1975
Australian National Indoor Mile - 4m 46.6s - 19 Feb 1983
Australian National Marathon - 2h 32m 22s - 10 Dec 1983#
Australian Open & National 10000m - 32m 50.6s - 14 Feb 1984
Australian Open Marathon - 2h 35m 05s - 8 Apr 1984#
Australian National Marathon - 2h 29m 03s - 5 Aug 1984#
Australian National Marathon - 2h 27m 40s - 21 Oct 1984#
Australian National 5000m - 15m 34.7s - 1 Jun 1985
Australian National 10000m - 32m 17.86s - 27 Jul 1985
Australian National Half Marathon - 1h 09m 45s - 8 Jun 1986#
Australian National Marathon - 2h 26m 07s - 1 Aug 1986#
Australian National Marathon - 2h 23m 51s - 31 Jan 1988#
Australian Open & National Half Marathon - 1h 09m 43s - 24 Jul 1988#
Australian National Marathon - 2h 25m 53s - 23 Sep 1988#
Australian National Half Marathon - 1h 08m 33s - 26 Jan 1992#
Australian National 10000m - 31m 11.72s - 30 Jun 1992
* Records set en-route to longer distance.
^ Overseas performances not recognised as records before 1969.
# Best on record for Non-Record Events.

Media

1991: What makes Lisa run
1989: For Martin, long-distance running is no longer lonely
1987: Marathoner Martin runs to the defence of the AIS
1986: Martin unavailable for Edinburgh marathon It's a great day for Australia
1985: Interview: Lisa Martin (Part 1) Interview: Lisa Martin (Part 2)

Results

DateNamePositionResult    
06/07/2013Suncorp Bank Gold Coast 5.7km Challenge54731:43    
12/10/2006 New York Road Runners Joe Kleinerman 10k35441:03:20    
19/06/1999 Australian Cross Country Championship U20 Women's 6km425:01    
16/06/1998 Comrades Marathon (Up)9907:55:35    
24/05/1998Quest Brisbane River Run Marathon403:09:55    
30/08/1997 Australian Cross Country Championship Women's U18 4km4518:05    
28/07/1996 Games of the XXVI Olympiad Women's Marathon0DNF    
04/07/1996Atlanta Journal-Constitution Peachtree Road Race033:19    
26/05/1996 Sydney Morning Herald Half Marathon301:12:47    
28/01/1996 Osaka International Women's Marathon92:30:27    
09/01/1996 ACT Interclub Women's 10000m132:50.4  
14/12/1995 Zatopek Classic Women's 10000m232:18.29 
19/11/1995 Tokyo International Women's Marathon0DNF    
20/08/1995 America's Finest City Half Marathon01:12:52    
29/07/1995Quad City Times Bix 7 Road Race037:47    
04/07/1995Atlanta Journal-Constitution Peachtree Road Race032:38    
10/06/1995Advil New York Road Runners Mini Marathon Women's Race732:25    
23/02/1995Optus Grand Prix Meeting Women's 5000m315:32.44 
04/02/1995Optus Brisbane Grand Prix Women's 5000m115:28.16 
15/12/1994 Zatopek Classic Women's 10000m131:47.11 
20/11/1994 Tokyo International Women's Marathon32:31:01    
16/10/1994 Arturo Barrios Invitational Road Race032:52    
09/10/1994Sierra Medical Centre Juarez Classic050:52    
17/04/1994Nutrasweet London Marathon02:33:17    
20/03/1994 Strapped Jock - Reebok 10k032:30    
26/02/1994 Gasparilla Distance Classic049:36    
06/02/1994KVRY Runners Den Classic032:56    
21/11/1993 Tokyo International Women's Marathon0DNF    
12/06/1993Advil New York Road Runners Mini Marathon Women's Race333:01    
31/05/1993 Bolder Boulder Elite Women's Race334:33    
16/05/1993Revco Cleveland Marathon 10km Run031:53    
18/04/1993Nutrasweet London Marathon02:27:27    
27/02/1993 Gasparilla Distance Classic049:03    
01/11/1992 New York City Marathon402:24:40    
01/08/1992 Games of the XXV Olympiad Women's Marathon0DNF    
30/06/1992 World Games Women's 10000m131:11.72 
30/05/1992Advil New York Road Runners Mini Marathon Women's Race231:59    
17/05/1992San Francisco Examiner Bay To Breakers2038:35    
03/05/1992 Lilac Bloomsday Run039:01    
26/01/1992 Tokyo City Half Marathon01:08:33    
03/11/1991 New York City Marathon672:29:01    
27/10/1991 New York Road Runners Computer Run1126:09    
20/10/1991 Canberra Times Fun Run1132:22    
11/08/1991The Sun-Herald City to Surf8546:41    
21/07/1991JAL Gold Coast Half Marathon01:14:15    
23/06/1991 Australian Road Running Championship Senior Women's Race150:06    
31/01/1990 XIV Commonwealth Games Women's Marathon12:25:28    
14/01/1990 Cadbury Half Marathon01:10:24    
10/01/1990 ACT Club Championships Women's 3000m19:07.38 
02/07/1989 Sapporo International Half Marathon01:12:25    
24/06/1989L'Eggs New York Road Runners Mini Marathon Women's Race1333:51    
18/06/1989 Great North Run01:10:55    
29/05/1989 Bolder Boulder Elite Women's Race234:09    
21/05/1989San Francisco Examiner Bay To Breakers4039:45    
12/03/1989 Fukuoka International Cross Country Women's 6km119:41    
23/09/1988 Games of the XXIV Olympiad Women's Marathon22:25:53    
28/08/1988 Australian Road Running Championship Senior Women's Race150:49    
14/08/1988The Sun-Herald City to Surf5745:45    
24/07/1988 Gold Coast Half Marathon01:09:43    
04/06/1988L'Eggs New York Road Runners Mini Marathon Women's Race232:04    
15/05/1988San Francisco Examiner Bay To Breakers3739:16    
27/03/1988Nike Cherry Blossom Run054:06    
31/01/1988 Osaka International Women's Marathon12:23:51    
09/01/1988Ariadne Sanctuary Cove Fun Run0DNF    
12/12/1987 Zatopek Classic Women's Division 1 10000m132:22.56 
24/10/1987 Foot Locker Partners Road Race026:42    
29/08/1987 IAAF World Championships Women's Marathon0DNF    
08/08/1987 Asbury Park Classic032:54    
21/06/1987Pearl Assurance Great North Run01:09:47    
30/05/1987L'Eggs New York Road Runners Mini Marathon Women's Race132:49    
17/05/1987San Francisco Examiner Bay To Breakers3339:20    
12/04/1987 Boston Milk Run032:19    
05/04/1987Nike Cherry Blossom Run5052:23    
28/03/1987 Azalea Trail Run032:10    
15/03/1987 Tom Sullivan St Patrick's Day 10k033:15    
25/01/1987 Osaka International Women's Marathon22:30:59    
04/01/1987 New Year's Resolution 10k033:24    
02/11/1986 New York City Marathon932:29:12    
19/10/1986 Penofin Road Race Elite Women231:46    
05/10/1986 Sprint Oktoberfast039:55    
01/08/1986 XIII Commonwealth Games Women's Marathon12:26:07    
08/06/1986Pearl Assurance Great North Run01:09:45    
18/05/1986San Francisco Examiner Bay To Breakers7540:14    
21/04/1986 Boston Marathon0DNF    
05/04/1986 Crescent City Classic032:18    
23/03/1986 Buick 10k Road Race032:24    
08/02/1986 Gasparilla Distance Classic049:17    
26/01/1986KOY Runners Den Classic032:24    
24/11/1985 Rosemont 10k Turkey Trot033:32    
27/10/1985 New York City Marathon872:29:48    
05/10/1985 IAAF World Cup Women's 10000m0DNF    
24/08/1985 Bobby Crim 10 Mile Road Race for the Special Olympics8553:47    
18/08/1985 Nordstrom International Road Race033:21    
27/07/1985 Bislett Games Women's 10000m432:17.86 
14/06/1985The Athletics Congress USA Outdoor Championship Women's 10000m0DNF    
01/06/1985 Prefontaine Classic Women's 5000m915:34.7  
05/05/1985University of Pittsburgh Medical Centre / City of Pittsburgh Marathon202:31:54    
27/04/1985 Mt Sac Relays Women's 10000m132:34.15 
06/04/1985 Sun Angel Track Classic Women's 3000m19:09.67 
23/03/1985 Azalea Trail Run032:24    
02/03/1985 Continental Homes 10k033:10    
02/02/1985 Orange Bowl 10k032:59    
27/01/1985KOY Runners Den Classic032:16    
29/12/1984 Fiesta Bowl 10k032:49    
09/12/1984 Olympic Bun Run033:17    
21/10/1984 Chicago Marathon02:27:40    
07/10/1984 Toronto International 10k Road Race032:23    
16/09/1984 La OpiniĆ³n Fun Run034:24    
05/08/1984 Games of the XXIII Olympiad Women's Marathon72:29:03    
07/07/1984Jones Intercable Cable Stars233:50    
24/06/1984 US Olympic Track & Field Trials Women's 5000m Exhibition515:43.21 
17/06/1984 US Olympic Track & Field Trials Women's 10000m Exhibition532:53.53 
02/06/1984L'Eggs New York Road Runners Mini Marathon Women's Race634:17    
20/05/1984 Run Between The States240:36    
06/05/1984 Lilac Bloomsday Run041:38    
08/04/1984Nike / Avon Canberra Olympic Trial Marathon502:35:05    
31/03/1984 Australian Track & Field Championships Women's 3000m29:15.6  
14/02/1984 Victorian Championship Women's 10000m132:50.6  
07/01/1984 Chiba Ekiden Women's Selection Trial4Unknown    
10/12/1983 Rocket City Marathon02:32:22    
04/12/1983 IAAF Women's World Road Race Championship1033:19    
21/11/1983 NCAA Division I Cross Country Championships Women's 5km1717:08.6  
12/11/1983 NCAA District 8 Regional Cross Country Women's 5km217:18    
08/10/1983 Paul Short Memorial Cross Country Women's Race817:24    
02/10/1983 LA Coliseum 10km Invitational034:39    
24/09/1983 Garrie Franklin Classic Women's 5km116:50.7  
27/08/1983 Bobby Crim 10 Mile Road Race for the Special Olympics11655:07    
05/08/1983 Seattle Seafair Pepsi Challenge4133:16    
16/07/1983 Bohemia Mining Days Half Marathon01:14:04    
04/07/1983 Butte to Butte035:12    
26/06/1983 Cascade Run Off052:57    
04/06/1983 NCAA Division I Outdoor Championships Women's 5000m Final416:07.83 
02/06/1983 NCAA Division I Outdoor Championships Women's 5000m Heat 2216:06.15 
01/06/1983 NCAA Division I Outdoor Championships Women's 10000m934:07.02 
21/05/1983 NorPac Women's Track & Field Championships Women's 5000m116:25.52 
20/05/1983 NorPac Women's Track & Field Championships Women's 3000m29:23.75 
14/05/1983 Oregon Twilight Women's 3000m39:14.88 
30/04/1983 Cal Poly SLO v Oregon Women's 5000m216:08.81 
23/04/1983 Mt Sac Relays Women's 10000m233:46.7  
09/04/1983 UCLA v Oregon Women's 3000m29:26.22 
02/04/1983 Washington v Oregon Women's 3000m29:15.8  
26/03/1983 Golden Bear Meet of Champions Women's 10000m133:12.1  
12/03/1983 Nagoya Invertational Women's 3000m29:22.3  
19/02/1983 Oregon Indoor Track Meet Women's Mile04:46.6  
22/11/1982 NCAA Division I Cross Country Championships Women's 5km6618:16.9  
23/11/1981 NCAA Division I Cross Country Championships Women's 5km2217:05    
09/11/1981 NCAA District 8 Regional Cross Country Women's 5km616:45.9  
19/09/1981 Prefontaine Memorial Elite Women's Race237:20    
06/06/1981 Prefontaine Classic Women's 1500m04:28.2  
30/05/1981 AIAW Track & Field National Championships 3000m Final69:29.9  
29/05/1981 AIAW Track & Field National Championships 3000m Heat 169:38.45 
08/05/1981 NCWSA Finals Women's 1500m2NTR    
08/05/1981 NCWSA Finals Women's 3000m39:29.21 
02/05/1981 PAC-10 Conference Track & Field Dual Meet Women's 3000m39:26.96 
11/04/1981 PAC-10 Conference Track & Field Dual Meet Women's 3000m19:30.8  
04/04/1981 PAC-10 Conference Track & Field Dual Meet Women's 3000m39:42.37 
27/03/1981 Martin Luther King Games Women's 3000m29:36.6  
03/05/1980 PAC-10 Conference Track & Field Dual Meet Women's 1500m14:37.6  
23/03/1980 Australian Track & Field Championships Women's 400m Hurdles81:04.05 
23/09/1979The News City-Bay Fun Run24143:45    
22/03/1979 Australian Track & Field Championships Women's 400m Hurdles51:00.73 
20/05/1978 National Junior College Athletic Association Track & Field Championships Women's 400m Hurdles11:02.75 
06/05/1978 Oregon Community College Athletic Association Championships Women's 100m Hurdles115    
17/03/1978 Australian Junior Championship Women's U18 400m Hurdles Heat 151:04.6  
17/03/1978 Australian Junior Championship Women's U18 400m Hurdles Final81:05.8  
03/03/1977 Australian Junior Championship Women's U18 400m Hurdles Heat 151:05.5  

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