NSWIS athletes shine in Women In Sport Award nominations

Four female athletes from the NSW Institute of Sport have received individual nominations for awards in the annual Women’s Health Women In Sport Awards. Ski Moguls athlete Britt Cox receives a nomination for Sportswomen of the Year following her achievements this year on the world stage.

Kerry on fire with second bronze at ISU Challenger Series

Figure skater Brendan Kerry has secured his second bronze medal in successive weeks on the International Skating Union’s Challenger series, consolidating his position in the top fifteen in the world of men’s figure skating. The NSWIS athlete climbed from fifth place over the weekend after the short program in the Ondrej Nepela Trophy in Bratislava, Slovakia to the podium, claiming bronze with 221.21 points behind Russians Mikhail Kolyada (247.81) and Sergei Voronov (234.07).

Silver overall for Ash Gentle in ITU World Triathlon Series

A sixth placed finish at the ITU World Triathlon Grand Final in Rotterdam resulted in a silver medal overall for Ashleigh Gentle. The NSWIS Scholarship Holder and triathon athlete, under the guidance of coach Jamie Turner, took second place in a wet & windy Rotterdam which made for tricky conditions, slippery underfoot.

Burton finishes strongly for Laser World Championships silver

A silver to Tom Burton at the Laser World Championships in Split, Croatia, this week is another feather in the Olympian’s cap after the sailer won gold in Rio last year. The NSWIS Scholarship Holder celebrates the result after six days of competition that featured 10 races, finishing behind sailor Pavlos Kontides, a Cypriot national hero. Kontides won silver at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, the first medal ever won by his home nation of Cyprus.

Emily Smith named Hockeyroos permanent captain

The 18-member Hockeyroos team for the Oceania Cup to be played at Sydney Olympic Park Hockey Centre from 11-15 October has been announced today by Hockey Australia. Four players from the NSW Institute of Sport Hockey Program have been named, including the freshly appointed captain, Emily Smith.


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Greta Hayes is a hockey player who competed for Australia in the Junior World Cup in 2016 in which they won a bronze medal.

  • Sport Hockey
  • Age 21
  • Career Highlights Bronze medal at Junior World Cup 2016
  • Proudest Moment Stepping out at the first game of the Junior World Cup and lining up beside my team to sing the Australian national anthem
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