Australia sends largest team ever to Gwangju

Australia will send its largest team ever to Gwangju, South Korea, to compete at the 28th Summer Universiade.

Spear headed by a formidable management team including Sydney Olympian Liz Brett as its Head of Delegation and joined by Olympic Gold Medalist Kerri Pottharst as the teams peak performance mentor, the Australians will be represented by a delegation of 267 persons.

Competing in Artistic Gymnastics, Badminton, Basketball, Diving, Fencing, Judo, Rythmic Gymnastics, Rowing, Shooting, Swimming, Table Tennis, Taekwondo, Tennis, Volleyball and Water Polo, the team is expected to bring home a few medals.

Back to defend medals from 2013 in Kazan are: 
Catherine Skinner - Gold, Women's Trap shooting
Justin James - Gold, Men's 200m individual medley swimming, Silver men's 4x100m freestyle and Bronze men's 4x200m freestyle
Men's basketball - Silver
Women's basketball - Bronze
Hayley White - Bronze women's 200m backstroke swimming.

We wish all the Australian competitors all the best for the Summer Universiade.
To view the Australian Uniroos team click here
To keep up to date with the Australian team (the Australian Uniroos) please visit: www.unisport.com.au throughtout the Universiade.