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Tasman rivalries will come to an exciting crescendo on Sydney Harbour tomorrow when medallists are decided in the seven Olympic classes contesting Sail Sydney.
Recent podium finishes have only whetted Matt Wearn’s appetite for success. Instead of playing second fiddle to Olympic Laser champion Tom Burton, the 22-year-old West Australian believes the time is nearing for him to prove he has the ability to close out regattas.
Australian Sailing Head Coach Victor Kovalenko has indicated on the eve of the first round of the 2017-18 World Cup Series in Japan that Australia’s proximity to the 2020 Olympics host nation should provide our elite sailors respite from the drawbacks of regular long-haul travel.
Australians have earned a slew of personal best results at the Laser World Championship in Croatia, including a first podium finish for rising star Matt Wearn.
The competitive camaraderie between two of Australia’s finest sailors will reach another peak tonight when Rio Olympic Gold medalist Tom Burton and recent World No.1 Matthew Wearn battle out the final stages of the 2017 Laser World Championship at Split in Croatia.
On this day one year ago Tom Burton pulled off a stunning victory in the medal race to claim gold in the men's Laser at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
2017 started with a bang! Winter athletes competing in the Northern Hemisphere recorded some of the best Australian results in history. While on home soil, Olympians added National Championship titles to their resume and crowds flocked to some of the biggest sporting events of the year.
Olympic rowing gold medallist, Kim Brennan, and our golden Women’s 7s rugby team are among 22 Olympic athletes included on the Australia Day Honours list.