Weekly Wrap: Multiple Medals Across Multiple Sports

Posted on June 21, 2022 by

NSW Institute of Sport (NSWIS) athletes are enjoying multiple podium successes in multiple sports across the globe.

World Cup Medals for Fox Sisters

NSWIS scholarship holders Jessica and Noemie Fox won multiple medals at the World Cup in Krakow with Jess winning gold medals in both the K1 and C1 titles and Noemie securing silver in the Extreme Slalom.

“Obviously two wins, it’s a great way to start the season, I’m really happy with the way I paddled in that final,” Jessica said.


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Multiple Medals at Rowing World Cup

NSWIS rowing scholarship holders have enjoyed multiple podium results at the World Cup 2 in Poznan with Alexander Purnell OAM,  Jack Hargreaves OAM and Jack O’Brien winning the gold medal in the men’s four.

Taking home silver medals were Erik Horrie OAM in the PR1 men’s single sculls and Lucy Coleman in the lightweight women’s double scull. Tara Rigney won a bronze medal in the women’s single sculls.

The men’s eight, including NSWIS athletes Sam Hardy, Jackson Kench and Patrick Holt won the silver medal while the women’s eight, including NSWIS athletes Eleanor Price, Georgina Rowe, Emma Fessey and cox Talia Barnet-Hepples took home the bronze.

“It has been an encouraging start to our international racing for 2022, and the Paris Olympiad. Many of our rowers were competing internationally for the first time. It was fabulous to see the fours maintain their winning ways and how hard the crews fought to get on the podium,” Rowing Australia Performance Director, Paul Thompson MBE said.



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NSWIS Athletes Shine at Diamond League

In athletics, Oliver Hoare delivered his first outdoor national record on Friday 17 June with a dazzling 3:47.48 to finish in second place in the Dream Mile at the Diamond League in Oslo. At the same event, Rohan Browning finished in seventh place in the 100m in a time of 10.28 while Rose Davis finished 16th in the 5000m in a time of 15:20.37.

At the Paris Diamond League, NSWIS scholarship holder and Olympic silver medallist Nicola Olyslagers found herself on the podium once again, recording another world class performance of 1.95m in the women’s high jump.

Yang Secures Silver Medal

William Yang has won a silver medal in the men’s 4x100m freestyle relay final at the World Championships in Budapest. William swam with Matt Temple, Jack Cartwright and Kyle Chalmers in the team that qualified second fastest in the heats. He went on to improve his individual time in the final and secure himself a silver medal.

NSWIS Athletes Named for UCI Para-cycling Road World Championships Team

NSWIS scholarship holders Stu Jones, Amanda Reid and Tokyo para-triathlon silver medallist Lauren Parker have been selected to the Australian team to contest the 2022 UCI Para-cycling Road World Championships, which will be held from August 11–14 in Baie-Comeau, Canada.

This year’s UCI Para-cycling Road World Championships will be the first for the Australian team since the 2019 edition, where Australia claimed 15 medals: nine gold, one silver and five bronze.

Gold in French Triathlon

NSWIS athlete Matilda Offord won the gold medal in the team’s triathlon event at the French Grand-prix Dunkirk.

Tim and Jasmine Win Multiple Medals at Para Worlds

Competition has concluded at the Para Swimming World Championships and two NSWIS athletes walked away with multiple medals. Tim Hodge won gold in record time in the 200m IM SM9 and the 4x100m medley. Jasmine Greenwood claimed the silver medal in the 100m butterfly S10 and bronze medals in the 50m freestyle S10 and the 200m IM SM10.

Stingers Begin World Championships Campaign

The Aussie Stingers Water Polo Team have begun their World Championships campaign in Budapest. The competition schedule is below.

Water Polo World Champs – Womens (Pool C)
Game Comp HUN date HUN T.Z AUS T.Z AUS date
Game 1 Aus vs Kaz 20-Jun 7:30:00 PM 3:30:00 AM 21-Jun
Game 2 Aus vs NZL 22-Jun 6:00:00 PM 2:00:00 AM 23-Jun
Game 3 Aus vs Bra 24-Jun 6:00:00 PM 2:00:00 AM 25-Jun
Round of 16 2nd or 3rd 26-Jun 5:00:00 PM 1:00:00 AM 27-Jun
Quarter Finals 3 options 28-Jun 1:00:00 PM 9:00:00 PM 28-Jun
Semi Finals 30-Jun 2:30:00 PM 10:30:00 PM 30-Jun
Finals Bronze 02-Jul 2:30:00 PM 10:30:00 PM 02-Jul
Finals Gold/Silver 02-Jul 8:00:00 PM 4:00:00 AM 03-Jul


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