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WAIS News Bulletin: WAIS Athletes Gain London Selection | 7 June 2012
 
 

STOP PRESS

Janine Murray will be Australia's sole representative in the rhythmic gymnastics in London


Selection News: WAIS athletes in rhythmic gymnastics, sailing, shooting and athletics earn selection at the London Olympic and Paralympic Games.


World Cup: WAIS kayakers Alana Nicholls, Jesse Phillips and Stephen Bird win medals at World Cup 3 in Moscow.


Camp: WAIS gymnastic trio head to Canberra for the final Olympic selection camp.


Test: The Hockeyroos compete in the London Test Event.


Silver Lining: The Stingers win silver at the World League Finals in China.

 

WAIS Blog: Belinda Stowell blogs from Europe as she ramps up her Olympic preparations.
 
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NEWS and RESULTS
Athletics

Madison de Rozario is heading to a second Paralympics at the age of 18

Western Australian athletes Madison de Rozario, Sam Harding and Brad Scott were today part of 36 athletes officially selected on the Australian Athletics Team for the London Paralympics.

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Gymnastics

Janine Murray

Western Australian Institute of Sport Rhythmic gymnast Janine Murray has today been officially selected by the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) for the 2012 London Olympic Games.

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Olivia Vivian (far right) is all smiles with fellow selection camp training partners Emily Little (left) and Lauren Mitchell


Following the Australian Gymnastics Championships held in Sydney recently, three WAIS gymnasts have been invited to Canberra for the Olympic selection camp that will decide the five athletes who compete for Australia in London.

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Hockey

Fiona Boyce has put in a strong bid for selection with some fine form in the London Test series


The Hockeyroos posted their first win at the London Investec Cup early this morning with a comprehensive 4-1 win over Ireland.

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Kobie McGurk


There was no respite from the jubilee drizzle as Australia opened their Investec London Cup campaign with a 2-1 defeat by the Netherlands but they showed great fight against the world number one team.

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Asleigh Nelson marked her 100th appearance for the Hockeyroos despite suffering from a nasty virus


Ashleigh Nelson did not have a dream start to the day of her 100thinternational, spending the morning throwing up in the team hotel.

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Kayak

Stephen Bird (left) and Jesse Phillips competing in Russia


WAIS-AIS kayaking athletes Alana Nicholls, Jesse Phillips and Stephen Bird completed a successful world cup series by winning medals at the final event in Moscow last weekend.

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Sailing

Belinda Stowell (left) and Elise Rechichi have acheived their Olympic dream after gaining selection this week


Western Australian Institute of Sport sailing athletes Elise Rechichi and Belinda Stowell have been officially selected by the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) for the 2012 London Olympic Games.

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Shooting

Robyn Van Nus has earned Olympic selection for the second time


Western Australian Institute of Sport athlete Robyn Van Nus has today been officially selected by the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) into the 17 member shooting team for London.

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Water Polo

Glencora Ralph helped the Stingers to a silver medal in China recently


Australia has won the silver medal at the women’s water polo FINA World League Super Finals in Changshu, China after falling to the USA 6-4 in a tight gold medal decider.

For the full story click here.

 
 
BLOG
Preparation is the key to success

Preparation is the key to success. The World Championships were a very different regatta for us, due to my back injury causing less than ideal preparation, and a very conservative approach to the regatta using it as a warm-up as I returned from injury (ie no exercise) on the day the event started!


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CALENDAR of EVENTS

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