Members of the 2016 Australian Olympic Team have voted three new faces onto the Australian Olympic Committee’s Athletes’ Commission, to serve as the voice of Australian Olympians over the next four years.
While the Australian hockey teams bowed out of their respective competitions at the quarter final stage, Australia will be represented amongst the officials on finals day at Deodoro.
Our men’s and women’s hockey teams have both been classified in sixth place in their respective competitions following the conclusion of the hockey quarter-finals in Rio.
Day 10 saw a number of great individual performances for our Aussie athletes with personal best times on the athletics track and a fantastic 15th place finish in the women's 10km water swim for 17-year-old Olympic debutant Chelsea Lea Gubecka.
The Australian women's hockey team were looking to do what their male teammates couldn't by making to the semi-finals of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
As we move into week two of the Games, Australia has the challenge of quarter-final knockout games in two team sports, the women’s hockey and water polo. The Canoe Sprint competition gets under way and there are medals on the line in Sailing.
There were strong individual performances for the Aussies on the track, diving in the pool and on the golf greens, but unfortunately it was not quite enough for a podium finish.
A legend of Australian sport bade farewell at the Deodoro Hockey Centre in Rio as the curtain came down on Jamie Dwyer’s international hockey career and the Australian men’s Olympic campaign following a 4-0 defeat to the Netherlands.