Olympic and Paralympic stars shortlisted for NSWIS awards dinner

Rio Olympic gold medal winning sailor Tom Burton, four time Paralympic gold medallist Maddison Elliott and world number two men’s moguls competitor Matt Graham have all been shortlisted for awards at the upcoming NSW Institute of Sport (NSWIS) awards dinner.   The evening will be held at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Thursday November 17, and is a chance for the NSWIS to show recognition to their finest athletes, coaches and sport programs.

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On Thursday November 17, the 2016 NSW Institute of Sport Awards Dinner will be held at the Sydney Cricket Ground. The event will be emceed by NSWIS Deputy Chairman Mr Alan Jones AO   It’s a night to celebrate the honour and achievements of NSWIS athletes, coaches and sport programs throughout the past year.

Willett lands double trap world cup title to continue 2016 success

NSWIS sharp shot James Willett was named the men’s Double Trap world cup champion at the ISSF Shotgun World Cup Final in Rome, Italy last week, continuing the fine form he has shown throughout 2016.   Earlier this year the 20-year-old from the NSW town of Mulwala was named Shooting Australia’s ‘Male Shooter of the Year’ and ‘Athlete of the Year’, and was then selected to make his Olympic debut in Rio.

Six NSWIS hockey players named in Kookaburra’s team for upcoming tours

  Six NSWIS hockey players have been named in the Australian men’s team, The Kookaburra’s for the upcoming trans-Tasman series in Auckland, New Zealand and International Festival of Hockey in Melbourne, Victoria.   A team of 18 will travel to Auckland for the trans-Tasman series, while 25 players will travel to Melbourne to compete against India, Malaysia and New Zealand in a four nations tournament.

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Cameron Girdlestone

Cameron Girdlestone has been an Australian representative for several years, firstly as a junior, then as a senior member from 2014.

At the 2014 Rowing World Cup, Girdlestone took home a gold medal with the quad scull and silver in the double scull. In 2015 the quad scull managed another silver medal, this time at the World Championships in France. Girdlestone and the quad scull crew won silver at the Rio Olympics after an impressive performance.

  • Sport Rowing
  • Age 28
  • Career Highlights Silver in the Men’s Quadruple scull at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games
  • NSWIS athlete 2 yrs

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