Rowing World Cup success for New South Wales athletes

It was an outstanding competition for Australia who topped the medal tally at the World Rowing Cup 2 in Poland, with four gold, three silver and four bronze medals. Athletes from New South Wales featured heavily in the success of the Australian Rowing Team.

Nicola McDermott jumps to new heights in Ostrava

High jumper Nicola McDermott finished third at the Ostrava Golden Spike Meet overnight with a Tokyo Olympic Qualifying height of 1.96m. The NSW Institute of Sport athlete set a personal best at the event in the Czech Republic, adding two centimetres to her previous highest effort.

VIDEO | A day in the life of a Strength & Conditioning Coach

Daniel Tilley is a Strength & Conditioning Coach with the NSW Institute of Sport Canoe Sprint Program. He works with elite sprint kayakers at their training facility in Narrabeen with NSWIS Canoe Sprint Head Coach Jake Michael.

Nutrition FAQ | What should I do if I train during meal times?

NSWIS athletes get a wide range of assistance and support about diet and nutrition to use food as their performance advantage and reach their goals. Over time there has been some trends in questions which are common from athletes about their diet and what can help support training.

Dolphins squad named for 2019 swimming world champs

Several representatives from the NSW Institute of Sport have been selected onto the Australian Dolphins Swim Team which will compete at the 2019 FINA World Championships next month. Looking to mirror the preparation they will undertake for the Tokyo Olympics next year, athletes Matt Wilson (breaststroke), Brad Woodward (backstroke), Cate Campbell (freestyle) and Bronte Campbell (freestyle) will head to Cairns for a staging camp in the coming weeks.

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Brittany O’Brien is an Olympic diver who competed for Australia in Rio Olympics 2016, as well as the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast in 2018.

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  • Age 21
  • Career Highlights Rio 2016 Team
  • Proudest Moment Being nominated on the Rio 2016 Team, because it made me realise I did in fact have what it takes to be a top athlete. It's made me more confident in my abilities and I'm so excited to show the world what I can do.
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