Triathlon Australia today announced the 10-strong squad that will compete at the 2019 Tokyo ITU World Olympic Qualification Event to be held on 15-18 August 2019 at Obaiba Marine Park, Tokyo, and the team that will take on the 2019 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Lausanne two weeks later.
It was a strong weekend for Aussie sport, with Olympians and Olympic hopefuls claiming nine medals on the water, 12 on land and a quota spot for Tokyo 2020.
Nineteen years ago, a young Indigenous girl sat glued to the tv, watching in awe as Cathy Freeman inspired the nation at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games.
Olympic boxer Brad Hore picked up the gloves for the first time as a 10-year-old. He lost every single one of his first 10 fights.
It’s not unusual for kids growing up to have dreams of grandeur. Whether it be following in the footsteps of their favourite celebrity or sportsperson, nothing seems out of reach and life is full of possibility.