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Australia’s reigning Olympic Laser champion, Tom Burton has taken out the Laser World Championships in Miho, Japan, with compatriot Matt Wearn taking silver; an encouraging result with the 2020 Olympics just a year away.
WEEKEND WRAP: From the sand to the shooting range, the grass of Wimbledon to Japanese bays, Aussies have been putting in some epic performances. Catch up with all the weekend action, including World Championship breakthroughs and World Series titles.
Australian Sailing has announced its 14-athlete strong team to represent the country at this year’s Tokyo 2020 Olympic Test Event, which will take place at the Olympic venue at Enoshima, 70 kilometres south of Tokyo, from 15-22 August.
Australia claimed bragging rights across several sports over the weekend, with the men's hockey team taking out the top spot in the FIH Pro League, Ash Barty continuing her winning streak in Madrid, our 3x3 basketballers qualifying for the FIBA 3x3 World Cup and Aussie sailors taking out their respective competitions.
Nacra 17 Olympic silver medallists Jason Waterhouse and Lisa Darmanin have successfully defended their Miami World Cup Series title, with an emphatic win in the medal race this morning.
Reigning Olympic sailing gold medallist Tom Burton will enter the first official Tokyo 2020 Test Event next month drawing inspiration from a twist of fate he experienced as a youth sailor almost a decade ago.
Australia’s Sailing squad for the first official Tokyo 2020 Olympic Test Event next month will be headlined by six of the seven sailors who won medals at the 2016 Rio Games, Australian Sailing announced today.
Australian crews at opposite ends of experience spectrum have secured Australian qualification places for the Tokyo Olympics, despite moderate fortunes on the final day of racing in their respective classes at the World Championships in Denmark.
Months of organisation, preparation and training are complete and the finest Olympic class sailors in Australia are ready to put their skills and determination to the test when the 2018 World Championships start at Aarhus in Denmark on Thursday night, 2 August (AEST).