It was another huge weekend on the #RoadtoRio for Australian athletes, including the Sailing World Cup Hyeres and Canoe/Kayak slalom Junior World Championships.
Daily wraps from the ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres, the first major event on the road to Rio 2016 selection.
The Australian Sailing Team will compete in full force at the ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères, the first major event on the road to Rio 2016 selection.
SAILING: Mat Belcher and Will Ryan have signed off a triumphant sailing year with another big regatta victory on the Olympic waters off Rio de Janeiro.
Laser and Men’s 470 World No.1 crews Tom Burton and Mat Belcher with Will Ryan have become the first ISAF Sailing World Cup Champions at the inaugural ISAF Sailing World Cup Final in Abu Dhabi
2015 PACIFIC GAMES: Australian Olympic gold medallist Malcolm Page has been named Chef de Mission of the 2015 Australian Pacific Games Team.
RIO 2016: Leading into the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, there has never been a stronger alliance between the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) and the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS).
SAILING: The all conquering 470 class combination of Mathew Belcher and Will Ryan added to their overflowing trophy cabinet on Friday, winning male sailor of the year at the 2014 Yachting Australia awards. Meanwhile Tom Burton (NSW) finished third in the Laser fleet at the ISAF Sailing World Cup in Qingdao (14-18 October), China.
SAILING: Australian Olympians Mat Belcher and Will Ryan, along with James Spithill have been nominated for the World Sailor of the Year award.
SAILING: Australia won two bronze medals on the final day of the 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships in Santander, Spain, bringing the overall Australian medal tally to four – including one gold (470M), one silver (Laser) and two bronze (49er, Nacra17).