Bacchus Marsh Grammar student and FedUni WestVic Academy of Sport athlete Graeme Frislie reigned supreme at the 2019 Oceania Track Championships at the Adelaide Super-Drome which concluded last Sunday.
Frislie, 17, a track cycling star of the future and current Victorian Institute of Sport (VIS) Scholarship holder, headlined the event with outstanding performances culminating in him winning two gold medals and two silver medals.
Frislie dominated his respective events, winning the Male Under 19 Madison and Under 19 Team race.
Alanna Peart is the latest FedUni WestVic Academy of Sport athlete to claim an individual national title, with success at the 2018 Australian Winter Walking Championships on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, yesterday.
Peart, 15, and the reigning WestVic Academy Female ‘Athlete of the Year’, won the Gold medal after finishing first in the Under 16 Girls 5000 Meter Race Walk. Peart, coached by her father Wayne and who currently attends Ballarat High School, completed an Australian Road Walking double having claimed an Under 16 Girls 5000 Meter Race Walk title earlier in the year.
FedUni WestVic Academy of Sport tennis athletes, James O’Sullivan and Ruby Rothman, were acknowledged at a gala awards ceremony at the Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club’s 2018 Champions’ Dinner in Melbourne last Friday evening.
O’Sullivan, 14, a Ballarat Grammar student, defeated Qwyn Quittner in the final in straight sets winning, 7-6, 6-1 to be crowned Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club’s 2018 Under 16 Boys’ Singles champion.
FedUni WestVic Academy of Sport athletes and Bacchus Marsh Grammar students, Graeme Frislie and Elizabeth Nuspan, have enjoyed success at the National Under 19 Track Championships in Brisbane.
Cycling Australia’s premier National Track meeting was staged at the Anna Meares Velodrome in Brisbane, earlier this month. The venue will also play host to the Track Cycling events at this year’s upcoming Commonwealth Games in April.
FedUni WestVic Academy of Sport athlete Ruby Rothman has been awarded a John Fitzgerald Scholarship by the prestigious Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club in Melbourne.
Thirteen-year-old, Rothman, from Maryborough, is the first FedUni WestVic Academy of Sport tennis athlete to receive a John Fitzgerald Scholarship, since the Academy’s inception.
The duration of the scholarship is for five years. As a scholarship holder, Rothman will receive additional specialist coaching, conditioning, mentoring, career and education advice and sport science and sports medicine services, from key personnel at the exclusive club.
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