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Forty-two athletes have today been announced on the Australia Team for the Samoa 2019 Pacific Games, running 7-20 July, 2019.
Olympic Games Gold medallists Susie O’Neill and Kim Brennan have been announced as Deputy Chefs de Mission for the Australian Olympic Team to compete at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
The International Athlete’s Forum (IAF) recently brought together 350 athletes from across 185 countries, including several Australian Olympians. Steven Hooker, Daniel Kowalski, James Tomkins, Natalie Cook, Michelle Ford, Natalie Galea, Jennifer Screen and Kenny Wallace all participated and had their voices heard in the largest ever meeting of worldwide athletic representatives.
Olympic medallist and 2017 Canoe Slalom World Champion in the women’s K1 Jessica Fox (NSW) took home the Canoeist of the Year Award, while Paralympic champion and 2017 dual World Champion Curtis McGrath was awarded the Paracanoeist of the Year Award at the Australian Canoeing 2017 Annual Awards held on the Gold Coast on Saturday (4 November 2017).
Australia has picked up two more gold medals on the final day of competition at the 2017 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships, with the men’s K4 1000 and Alyce Burnett in the K1 1000 getting the honours in front of a capacity crowd in the Czech village of Racice.
Australia has picked up a gold and two silver medals at the International Canoe Federation Sprint Canoe World Cup in Belgrade on the weekend.
The first year after an Olympic Games can be a bit of a struggle for some athletes, but Australian sprint canoeist Alyssa Bull is relishing every moment.
Triple Olympian Ken Wallace and 2012 gold medallist Murray Stewart have been named in an Australian sprint canoe squad to compete on this year’s World Cup and World Championships circuit.
Members of the 2016 Australian Olympic Team have voted three new faces onto the Australian Olympic Committee’s Athletes’ Commission, to serve as the voice of Australian Olympians over the next four years.