Australian Team- World Cup 2015 Round 1 Tasmania.

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Orienteering Australia has announced the team to compete in the World Cup races in Tasmania in January.

Australia is entitled to have a maximum of 10 runners in each discipline (men and women). A full team has been selected.

WORLD CUP TEAM 2015 TASMANIA

WOMEN WOMEN Sprint Middle Long
Hanny Allston Y Y Y
Bridget Anderson Y Y Y
Grace Crane Y Y Y
Rachel Effeney Y N/A N/A
Belinda Lawford Res Res Res
Heather Muir Y
Krystal Neumann Y Y Y
Laurina Neumann Y Y Y
Jasmine Neve Y Y Y
Aislinn Prendergast Y Y Y
Kathryn Preston Y Y Y
Vanessa Round N/A Y Y
Anna Sheldon .. Y Y
MEN MEN Sprint Middle Long
Bruce Arthur Res
Julian Dent Y Y Y
Lachlan Dow Y Y Y
Matt Doyle Y Y Y
Mark Gregson Y Res Res
Bryan Keely Y Y Y
Ian Lawford Y Y Y
Oscar McNulty Y Y Y
Brodie Nankervis Y Y Y
Rob Preston N/A Y Y
David Shepherd Y Y Y
Simon Uppill Y Y Y

Coaches: Tom Quayle, Wendy Read

Manager: Nick Dent

N/A- not available

Res- reserve for that discipline

The World Cup races will be part of the Oceania Carnival. The races are:

Sprint Distance Qualification– Friday 2nd Jan “Cataract Gorge”

Sprint Distance Final– Saturday 3rd Jan “University Tasmania-Launceston”

Middle Distance– Thursday 8th Jan “Coles Bay”

Long Distance – Saturday 10th Jan “Transit Flat” west of St Helens

The middle and long distance events will also be the Oceania Championships 2015 and will enable the best placed runner from Australia or New Zealand to earn a spot in that discipline at the World Championships in Scotland in August.

 

Nick Dent