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Australian University Games results

[Posted: 10 Oct 2016]

Perth welcomed the Australian University Games this September with over 41 rival universities and 7, 000 students competing across 29 different sports.

The five day event is the largest annual multisport event in the southern hemisphere. Curtin University placed 9th overall out of 41 universities with outstanding results from participating athletes. 

 
Most notable mention was swimmer Georgia Truscott receiving seven medals over the duration of the carnival for both individual and relay races.


Olivia Lyons received a Gold Medal for Women’s Hammer Throw with a throw of 40.51m and Julian Konle received Gold in Men’s Long Jump with 7.65m, along with Claudia Pisano who also won Gold in Women’s Golf.


In team sports Curtin qualified for three gold medal matches with our Tenpin Bowling team coming out with Gold after an undefeated tournament. Along with our Women’s Futsal team who also managed to have an undefeated week and secure the Gold in extra time against University of Sydney.


Jazmin Nash received Silver in Women’s Shot Put along with Willian Redpath in Men’s Judo and Georgia Truscott in five swimming events. Our Men’s Hockey were defeated by UWA in the Gold Medal match and also received Silver.


Curtin achieved Bronze across several sports including Fencing, Basketball, Table Tennis, Netball, Lawn Bowls, Rowing, Squash, Judo, Long Jump, Swimming and Golf.


Overall the Games were a great success for Curtin University and we look forward to next year on the Gold Coast.

Check out some of the photos from the Games below and follow Curtin Sports on Facebook and Instagram for more updates!

Full medal tally available below.

AUG

Ten pin bowling team

Pep rally

Athletics

Women's futsal

Men's badminton

AFL

cricket

Women's netball

Water polo

Men's volleyball

Touch

Kendo

Rowing

Cycling

Hockey

 

Medal Tally


Gold (5)
Women’s Hammer Throw – Olivia Lyons
Men’s Long Jump – Julian Konle
Women’s Golf – Claudia Pisano 
Tenpin Bowling
Women’s Futsal


Silver (8)
Women’s Shot Put – Jazmin Nash
Women’s 400m Freestyle – Georgia Truscott
Women’s 800m Freestyle – Georgia Truscott
Women’s 4x50m Freestyle - Mel Kennedy, Georgia Truscott, Bek Weller and Kate Bird
Women’s 4×100m Freestyle Relay – Mel Kennedy, Georgia Truscott, Bek Weller and Kate Bird
Women’s 4×100m Medley Relay – Mel Kennedy, Georgia Truscott, Bek Weller and Kate Bird
Men’s Judo – William Redpath
Men’s Hockey 


Bronze (14)
Women’s Sabre Fencing – Freya North-Hickey
Men’s Long Jump – Daniel Millington
Women’s 200m Freestyle – Georgia Truscott
Men’s Epee Fencing – Sam Prater
Men’s Judo – Angus Biard
Men’s Pairs Rowing - Solomon Holliday and David Latham
Men’s Golf – Connor Faulds
Table Tennis
Women’s Basketball
Men’s Basketball
Women’s Netball
Women’s Badminton
Lawn Bowls
Men’s Squash


Green and Gold (21)
Athletics – Julian Konle
AFL Women’s – Lauren Pugh
AFL Men’s – Josh Welsh
AFL Men’s – Cam Taylor
Women’s Badminton – Crystal Diep
Women’s Basketball –
Chelsea Belcher
Lawn Bowl’s – Cameron Harris
Women’s Futsal – Laura Waltman
Women’s Futsal – Penelop Clayton
Women’s Golf – Claudia Pisano
Men’s Golf – Connor Faulds
Men’s Hockey – Frank Reynolds
Men’s Hockey – Brandon Gibbs
Men’s Squash – Josh Fiorention
Men’s Squash – Dane Gruenthal
T20 – David Cleary
Tenpin Bowling – Christopher Acquarola
Men’s Ultimate – Benton McMorran
Women’s Ultimate – Mayzinn Yong
Men’s Volleyball – Joseph Paul
Women’s Volleyball – Freya Walsh