It was a strong weekend for Aussie sport, with Olympians and Olympic hopefuls claiming nine medals on the water, 12 on land and a quota spot for Tokyo 2020.
WEEKEND WRAP: World number ones, stunning major titles and medals in the water – it’s been a huge weekend for Aussie athletes.
Australian Olympians inspired hundreds of Queensland students at a special Olympics Unleashed presentation as part of the 2019 Sport Accord Festival on the Gold Coast.
Sunday provided a monumental finish to an incredible week of racing at the 2019 Aon Sydney International Rowing Regatta, with NSW winning all four Interstate Races, including the King’s and Queen’s Cups. Genevieve Horton wins Nell Slatter for NSW for first time in 20 years; NSW wins Rowing Australia Cup
The AOC awarded its highest honour, the Order of Merit, to outgoing Governor-General, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd), at a ceremony in Sydney overnight.
November was a time for awards, retirements, tributes and excitement for the future, with some impressive results coming from debuting, returning and veteran Olympic sports.
After returning from an exciting campaign at the PyeongChang 2018 winter Olympic Games, it was business as usual in March, which meant more records broken and medals won for our Aussie athletes.