Morgan Mitchell and Luke Mathews will be automatically nominated for Rio 2016 selection after victory in the women’s 400m and men’s 800m at the Australian Athletics Championships.
Georgie Parker’s late goal secured a point as the Hockeyroos got their title defence underway with a 1-1 draw against Japan at the Hawke’s Bay Cup
Daniel Lewis is set to join Shelley Watts in the Rio boxing team after he won bronze at the Asian Oceania Olympic qualifiers in China on Friday afternoon.
Australian Greco Roman wrestlers Ivan Popov and Vinod Kumar have qualified for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games after a top two finish at the Africa/Oceania Olympic Qualification Tournament in Alger, Algeria.
Cedric Dubler has produced a stunning performance over two days to win the men’s decathlon at the Australian Athletics Championships and ensure his automatic nomination for selection to the Australian Olympic Team.
Australia is guaranteed at least one boxer at this year’s Olympic Games after Commonwealth Games gold medallist Shelley Watts won her semi-final at the Asian and Oceania qualifiers in China.
One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018
PyeongChang 2018 medals
Did you know?
Australia continued its medal winning streak at the Winter Games with three athletes reaching the podium at Sochi 2014 - David Morris (Silver, Aerials), Torah Bright (Silver, Halfpipe) and Lydia Lassila (Bronze, Aerials).
Did you know?
Colin Coates (Speed Skating) has attended 6 Winter Games: 1968, 1972, 1976, 1980, 1984, 1988.