15 Victorian Institute of Sport athletes named for Tokyo

​15 Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holders across three different sports have all been officially announced on The Australian Olympic Team for Tokyo, over the long weekend. ​

Rowing

The Australian Olympic Committee has announced the 38-strong rowing team for the Australian Olympic Team for Tokyo, which includes 10 Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holders.

The team has qualified nine boats, and features 29 debutants, eight athletes returning for their second Games with Joshua Booth named to his third Olympics.

Amanda Bateman, Rosie Popa, Kat Werry, James Rook, Angus Widdicombe, Simon Keenan and Tim Masters will all make their Olympic debut, whilst Jess Morrison and Lucy Stephan will become dual Olympians. 

Additionally Rohan Lavery has been named as one of the two men’s reserves that will travel with the team to Japan.

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Hockey 

The Australian Olympic Committee has named the 16-person Hockeyroos and Kookaburras teams to take on the world at the Tokyo Olympics, following the official announcement in Perth on Monday. 

Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holders Rachael LynchAmy Lawton and Josh Simmonds have all been named. 

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Diving

The Australian Olympic Committee has named seven divers to the Australian Olympic Team for Tokyo in Sydney today, which includes Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holders Anabelle Smith and Shixin Li

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