A handful of Australia's London-bound Olympians are competing in this week's national surf lifesaving championships as a welcome change from training and the strain of qualifying events.
With the allocation of Olympic quota places now received from the International Canoe Federation, the Australian Olympic Committee has today selected a four-strong canoe slalom team to compete at the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Murray Stewart and Alana Nicholls continued their dominance, winning the men’s and women’s K1 200 national titles on the final day of the National Championships at the Sydney International Regatta Centre.
There was no stopping the women's K4 500 crew of Rachel Lovell, Hannah Davis, Jo Brigden-Jones and Lyndsie Fogarty as they stormed home to win their second Olympic selection race in Penrith and tick the qualification boxes for London.
At the Australian Sprint Championships at Penrith, Ken Wallace has been upstaged by the flying Murray Stewart in the K1 1000m. Wallace who won two individual medals in Beijing now must rely on the fate of other events to book his place in a crewed boat in London.
The men’s K4 Worlds crew have won the second Olympic nomination trial and with be nominated to the AOC, while Lyndsie Fogarty and Naomi Flood took a step closer to nomination, and Ken Wallace, Jacob Clear and Murray Stewart are all through to Thursday’s K1 1000 final!
Australian Canoeing’s sprint team to be nominated to the Australian Olympic Committee to compete at the London Games began to take shape after the completion of the Oceania Sprint Canoe Championships at the Sydney International Regatta Centre.
17 year old young guns Alex Haas and Jake Donaghey headlined an exciting final day of racing at the Oceania Championships at Sydney International Regatta Centre in Penrith, NSW, becoming the first male sprint paddlers to secure Olympic nomination.
Australia’s Murray Stewart is a step closer to being nominated for the London Olympic team after blitzing the field in the Men’s K1 1000 at the Oceania Championships in Penrith here Saturday.