Countdown to Tokyo 2020 Olympics:


Countdown to Tokyo 2020 Olympics:

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The Tokyo Games is now just 10 months off and Australia's athletes are vying for a spot on our team.

Sailors Mathew Belcher, Will Ryan, Matt Wearn have been announced as the first Australian Olympic Team members selected for Tokyo 2020.Ryan and Belcher, reigning World Champions and Rio 2016 silver medalists in the 470 Class and Wearn, the current world #1 ranked Laser sailor, were nominated by Australian Sailing and officially selected by the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC). Belcher at 37 is among our sailing veterans  and will be sailing in his third Olympics, after winning gold at London 2012 with Malcolm Page and silver at Rio 2016 with Ryan. 30-year old Ryan is returning for his second Games, while 23-year-old Wearn will make his Olympic debut.
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Who is aware that Australia competed in the first Summer Olympics in Greece in 1896 and we are one of only a handful of nations to have competed in every Summer Olympics since.  No bad for a backward colonial outpost back in those days.
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