Hockey Australia has advised the Australian Olympic Committee of the withdrawal of Tristan White (NSW) and nomination of West Australian Aran Zalewski as his replacement in the Australian Men’s hockey team bound for the Rio Olympics.
The women’s hockey section of the 2016 Australian Olympic Team is hoping the fresh talent of 12 debutants will be the key to securing Olympic gold in Rio.
Australia’s Opening Ceremony flagbearer will be announced on Wednesday in Melbourne with a host of athletes in contention to lead the Australian Olympic Team into Rio’s Maracanã Stadium on August 5.
The hard work has only begun for 16 men’s hockey players today selected to take to the pitch at Rio, says triple Olympic captain Mark Knowles.
Australian Olympians have come out in force to celebrate Olympic Day in 2016, visiting schools around the country and posting about their Olympic journeys.