Solomon attended Cranbrook School, Sydney. Solomon, who is Jewish, planned to follow his father, a South African-born orthopedic surgeon, into medicine after accepting an athletic scholarship at Stanford University.
After breaking the 30-year-old national junior record in the 400 metres in 2011, Solomon was part of the Australian squad in the 4 × 400 metres relay at the 2011 World Championships in Athletics. He competed in the finals in the 2012 Summer Olympic, placing eight in the Men's 400 m race.
|2010||Oceania Youth Championships||Sydney, Australia||1st||4 × 400 m relay||3:20.10|
|World Junior Championships||Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada||11th (h)||4 × 400 m relay||3:11.19|