The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) extends its congratulations to all the amazing athletes acknowledged at last night’s Sport Australia Hall of Fame awards.
With Olympians on the sidelines and Ashgabat athletes on the mats the 2017 Australian Taekwondo Championships in Bendigo, Victoria provided the ultimate environment for Australia’s next generation of fighters to flourish.
Ruth Hock has won Australia’s second Asian Indoor & Martial Arts Games (AIMAG) medal with bronze in the women’s -67kg taekwondo.
Keshena Waterford has made history for Australia by winning the nation’s first ever Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games (AIMAG) medal with bronze in Taekwondo.
It was a classic case of ‘the luck of the draw’ for Australia’s first taekwondo competitor at the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games (AIMAG) on Monday.
Taekwondo athlete Deanna Kyriazopoulos has been named Australian Flagbearer for the Opening Ceremony of the Ashgabat 2017 Asian Indoor & Martial Arts Games (AIMAG).
The excitement of the local media could not be contained when the Australian taekwondo athletes touched down at Ashgabat International Airport on Tuesday night.
In just over a weeks’ time, 18 Australian athletes and 12 officials will touch down in the capital of Turkmenistan to don the green and gold for the nation’s Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games (AIMAG) debut.