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Mixed Results in Team Events for NSWIS Athletes

Posted on August 21, 2016 by

With the Olympics nearing their close, it is timely to look back on the performances of NSWIS athletes.

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Olympic Dream Finally A Reality for Marathon Veteran

Posted on August 21, 2016 by

On the wrong side of 40 and having been on the fringe of the Australian squad for more than two decades, Scott Westcott thought his Olympic dream was over.

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Relay Final for NSWIS Track Stars

Posted on August 21, 2016 by

NSWIS track duo Jessica Thornton and Anneliese Rubie have helped pilot Australia into the final of the 4 x 400m relay.

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Eye on the Future for NSWIS Water Polo Talent

Posted on August 21, 2016 by

The future stars of the NSWIS water polo program are beginning to make their mark on the international stage, with close to 40 athletes making the most of overseas playing opportunities.

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Blood Flow Restricted Strength Training

Posted on August 21, 2016 by

For the last 3-4 years the NSWIS strength and conditioning team have been utilising an emerging and novel training technique to help their athlete’s performance. This method known as blood flow restricted (BFR) strength training was born out of Japan and involves the use of a tourniquet to reduce blood flow in and out of a limb.

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Stingers Finish Sixth in Rio

Posted on August 20, 2016 by

Australia has finished sixth in the women’s water polo competition in Rio after being beaten in their final rankings game.

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NSWIS Stars to Make History on Olympic Track

Posted on August 20, 2016 by

NSWIS runners Eloise Wellings and Madeline Hills will be part of Australian athletics history this morning when they run in the final of the 5000m.

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Another Chapter in the Life of Riley

Posted on August 20, 2016 by

Olympic debutant Riley Fitzsimmons will paddle for Olympic gold this evening in the K4 1000m final.

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Five Minutes With … Matt Wilson

Posted on August 20, 2016 by

Matt Wilson is one of the rising stars of Australian swimming. The teenage 200m breaststroker from the Blue Mountains already has a national open title to his name and narrowly missed qualifying for the Rio Olympic Games.

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