|COUNT DOWN||LEAD-UP EVENTS - RESULTS|
Events were cancelled/postponed due to COVID 19.
National Senior Rowing Selection Trials, Sydney
Sarah Hawe, Ciona Wilson, Georgia Nesbitt were named the 2020 Australian Rowing Team – they will compete in the Rowing World Cups and Final Olympic Qualification Regatta.
SA Olympic Trials 2 (Pistol), Queensland – Pistol Shooting
Bailey Groves won Gold by .1 with his lost shot in the Men’s 10m Air Pistol final.
FIH Pro League v Argentina in Perth - Hockey
Match 1: The Kookaburras, including Eddie Ockenden and Jack Welsh were defeated by Argentina in a shoot-out. Jack scored in the last quarter.
ITU World Triathlon Series, Abu Dhabi
The event was cancelled due to corona-virus
UCI Track Cycling World Championships
Georgia Baker finished 5th in the Team Pursuit and 14th in the Omnium. Amy Cure competed in the Madison.
Australian Open - Weightlifting
Kaity Fassina won Gold in the 87kg category.
Tasmanian Track and Field Championships
Hamish Peacock won the Men's Javelin event.
The Kookaburras, including Eddie Ockenden and Joshua Beltz, defeated India 4-3 in their first encounter. The following day, the Kookaburras lost to India in a penalty shoot out after a 2-all draw.
2020 Sydney International Whitewater Festival - Canoe Slalom Australian Open
Daniel Watkins secured his provisional spot for his first Olympic Games!
Sir Graeme Douglas International Continental Tour, Auckland
Hamish Peacock was second in the Javelin with a throw of 77.58m.
SA Olympic Trials 1 (Pistol)
Bailey Groves finished 2nd in the 10m Air Pistol event and 5th in the 25m Rapid Fire Pistol.
Melbourne Track ClassicStewart McSweyn won the 5000m Australian Championships convincingly at the Melbourne Track Classic.
After the race Stewart said, “Because there is no pacers, I knew it was going to be a lot slower but I have shown that I can run well in a fast race at Zatopek and can run well tactically as I did tonight, this is important because at Olympics you just don’t know what kind of race you’re going to get and I need to have both abilities if I am going to medal,”
Stewart's next goal is to qualify for the 1500m.
NSW Rowing Championships
Due to inclement weather many events were cancelled.
Jandakot Airport Track ClassicHamish Peacock won the javelin with a throw of 78.43 metres. Jack Hale finished second in the 100m with another personal best performance. Jack is now ranked 6th on the Australian All-Time list.
FIH Pro-League Kookaburras v Great BritainIn another exciting match the Kookaburras, including Eddie Ockenden, secured the win in their first game against Great Britain in a 3-1 penalty shootout after the scores were locked at 4-4 at full-time. Eddie scored in the 19th minute.
The following day the Kookaburras convincingly defeated Great Britain 5-1 moving them to third on the ladder.
2020 Oceania Canoe Slalom ChampionshipsDaniel Watkins won gold Men's C1 event provisionally securing Australia's fourth and final Olympic canoe slalom quota spot. Daniel took out the win in a clean 101.57 second run.
ACT Athletics ChampionshipsJack Hale won the 100m with a PB which took him from 13th on the Australian All-Time list to 7th!
FIH Pro-League - Kookaburras v BelguimEddie Ockenden and the Kookaburras lost to Belgium in an exciting encounter which led to a shoot out in the first match of their FIH Pro-League.
Match 2: The Kookaburras suffered a 4-2 loss to new world number one Belgium.
Skate Australia National Park Championships - Grace Cochrane