CSNSW's Olympic Results at the Tokyo 2020 Games
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Published: 11th August 2021
As the Tokyo Olympic Games 2020 come to and end, we look back on how our 38 CSNSW athletes went during the games and acknowledge the outstanding achievements that occurred.
Read about the results here:
Women's 5,000m - Rose Davies
Rose competed in round 1 of the Women's Athletics 5,000m distance, finishing with a time of 15:50.07 and finishing at the games in 18th place.
Women's High Jump - Nicola McDermott
Nicola competed in Group A of the Women’s High Jump event, clearing a height of 1.95m. Qualifying her into the finals. Setting an Australian record, Nicola cleared a height of 2.02 metres in the Olympic finals, yet she could not clear the height of 2.04m set by Mariya Lasitskene (ROC). Nicola won the silver medal in the event and is the first Australian to win a women’s high jump medal since 1964.
Women's 100m Hurdles - Liz Clay
After a successful round 1 heat 2, Liz came in 2nd place with a time of 12.87. Liz made it into the semi-finals for the 100m hurdles, competing against K.Harrison (USA) and B.Anderson (Jamaica). During the race she placed third and recorded a personal best time of 12.71 seconds, missing the qualifying time for the finals by 0.08 seconds.
Women's Marathon - Ellie Pashley
Ellie competed in the Womens Marathon on the 7th August, she ran a fantastic season best time of 2:33:39, placing her in 23rd position just 6:19 behind the leader.
Men's Team - Nicholas Kay
After winning all the round games against Nigeria, Italy and Germany, the men's basketball team made it into the quarter finals, beating Argentina with a score of 97-59, with Nicholas averaging 14.3 points, 6.3 rebounds, 3 assists and 28 minutes. The men then qualified for the semi-final round against the United States of America in which they were ahead for the first half. Unfortunately, however, the USA team defeated the Aussies 97-78. In the Bronze medal match, the Australian side competed against Slovenia to win 107-93 as they brought home the bronze medal in the Men’s Basketball event.
Women's Team - Katie Rae Ebzery
During the round games, the Aussie women basketball side won against Puerto Rico and lost games to China and Belgium. The girls made it through to the quarter-finals where they played the United States of America, unfortunately losing 79-55. Katie averaged 9 points per game, with 4 assists, 4 rebounds and an average of 32 minutes.
Women’s Referee – James Boyer
James refereed the women’s Basketball games; France vs Japan and Canada vs Korea, as well as officiating the match between Japan vs Belgium.
Light Heavyweight - Paulo Aokuso
Paulo competed against Spain's Gazi Jalidov his round of 16 in Tokyo, he lost in a razor-thin split decision to a 3-2 margin.
Canoe Sprint K-4 500m – Lachlan Tame
Competing in a team with R.Fitzsimmons, J.Wood and M. Stewart, Lachlan placed second in their first heat with a time of 1:22.662. In the semi-finals, the Australian side placed second again with a time of, 1:24.868. In the Men’s four canoe sprint finals the Aussies finished with a time of 1:25.025, placing the four boys in 6th place at the Tokyo games.
Men’s 10m Platform – Sam Fricker
Competing in the Men’s 10m platform, Sam scored a total points of 306.50 in the preliminary heat, placing 28th overall in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic games .
Men’s Team – Cameron Devlin, Jordan Holmes & Marco Tilio
The Australian Men’s football team competed in Group C, winning 2-0 to Argentina, losing 1-0 to Spain and losing 2-0 to Egypt.
Men’s Trampoline – Dominic Clarke (Coach: Belinda Cox)
Competing in the qualification round, Dominic scored 111.680 points, qualifying the final round. During the finals, Dominic, coached by Belinda Cox, scored 24.955 points to place 8th overall at the Tokyo 2020 games.
Men’s Team – Matthew Dawson & Blake Govers
Matthew and Blake both competed in the Men’s Australian Hockey team and won their pool games; 5-3 against Japan, 7-1 against India, 5-22 Argentina and drawing with Spain 1-1. In the quarter finals, the boys drew with the Netherlands 2-2, winning in the penalty shootout 3-0. In the semi-finals, the Aussie side won 3-1 against Germany. In an incredibly close finals, Australia versed Belgium with a 1-1 draw at full time. A penalty shootout saw the Aussies narrowly miss out on the gold with the Belgium’s winning 3-2 and the Aussies taking out the silver medal at the Tokyo games.
Women’s Team – Emily Chalker
Emily competed in the Women’s Hockey team, competing for Australia and winning the pool games; Spain 3-1, China 6-1, Japan 1-0, New Zealand 1-0 and Argentina 2-0. In the quarter finals, the Aussie side went down to India 1-0.
Men’s Individual – Edward Fernon
Competing in his second Olympic games, Edward placed 35th in the swim scoring 446 points. In the Fencing heat, Edward remained in 35th place with a fence bonus of 3. In the riding show jumping, Edward scored 288, moving him into 29th place with a total score of 734. With the final section in the Modern Pentathlon event, Edward had a shoot/ run in the Laser run section, scoring 575/ 12:05.89. With the completion of the event, Edward had a total of 1309 points, positioning him as 31st overall.
Men’s Four – Jack Hargreaves
Alongside teammates, Alexander Purnell, Spencer Turrin and Alexander Hill, Jack won their first heat with a time of 5:54.27. Qualifying through to the finals, the Australian team finished with an Olympic record time of 5:42.76. They were dominant from the very start, pulling away ahead of the pack early with the reigning champions Great Britain struggling to catch up.
Men’s Eight – Jack O’Brien
Jack O’Brien competed in the men’s eight heat and placed 4th with a time of 5:43.66. In the repechages, the team again finished in 4th place with an improved time of 5:25.06 placing them into the finals. The Aussie side pushed hard and ended the finals with a time of 5:36.23, leaving them in 6th place with the gold going to New Zealand.
Women’s Quadruple Scull – Rowena Meredith
Competing in heat 2, Meredith alongside R. Thompson, C. Cronin and H. Hudson placed 4th in the heat with a time of 6:26.21. In the repechages, Australia placed 1st with a time of 6:36.67, qualifying the team for the finals. In the finals heat, the women finished with a time of 6:12.08, finishing in 3rd place behind China (6:05.13) and Poland (6:11.13) and taking home the bronze medal.
Women’s Pair – Kiri Tontodonati (Representing Italy)
Competing for Italy, Kiri placed 3rd in the first heat with a time of 7:22.29. Qualifying for the semi-finals 2, the pair finished with a time of 7:04.52, leaving them for a finish in 6th place.
Men’s Team – Lachlan Anderson & Dietrich Roache
The Australian Men’s Rugby Sevens team competed in all men’s pool games winning against Korea 42-5 and losing to Argentina 29-19 and New Zealand 14-12. In the quarter finals against Fiji, the Australian lost 19-0 pushing them into the placing round against South Africa losing 22-19. Finally, the team completed their Olympic campaign by competing against Canada, winning 26-7 and placing 7th overall.
Women’s Team – Madison Ashby & Emma Tonegato (Coach: John Manenti)
Madison and Emma were both a part of the Women’s Rugby Sevens side, winning against Japan 48-0 and China 26-10 and losing to the USA 14-12 during the pool games. The girls qualified into the quarter finals against Fiji, losing 14-12 in a very close game. Winning against the ROC 35-7, the Aussies competed against the USA again in a placing round, this time winning 17-7 and placing 5th overall at the end of their Tokyo Olympic games campaign.
Men’s Park – Kieran Woolley
Kieran completed in the park skateboarding heat, placing 2nd with a score of 82.69. Qualifying into the finals, Kieran scored an 82.04 placing 5th overall behind the gold winner, Aussie Keagan Palmer.
Women’s Team – Taylah Tsitsikronis
The Australian Women’s Softball team competed in all of the opening round games, winning to Italy 1-0 and losing to Japan (8-1), Canada (7-1), USA (2-1) and Mexico (4-1), completing the women’s Olympic games campaign.
Men’s Shortboard – Owen Wright
Competing in the men’s heats, Owen won against Italy’s J. Flores (15.00 – 12.90) and Peru’s L. Mesinas (12.74 – 7.83) and lost to Brazil’s L. Ferreira (13.17 – 12.47). Qualifying for the semi-finals, Owen competed against Brazil’s G. Medina with a score of 11.97 – 11.77, winning the bronze medal and placing third overall.
Men’s 400m Individual Medley – Se-Bom Lee
Competing in the Men’s 400m individual medley heat 2, Se-Bom finished with a time of 4:15.76 and finishing in 2nd place in his heat.
Women’s Doubles – Ellen Perez
Competing alongside Samantha Stosur, Ellen won against Latvia in the first round. In the second round, the pair won against Romania. Qualifying for the quarter finals, the pair lost to Switzerland duo B. Bencic and V. Golubic, ending their Olympic campaign in Tokyo.
Men’s Team – Richard Campbell & Aidan Roach
With the Tokyo games being Richie’s 4th Olympics and Aidan’s 3rd Olympics, the Australian Men’s team went into the preliminary round winning against Croatia 11-8 and Kazakhstan 15-7. The Aussie side however went down to Montenegro 15-10, Serbia 14-8 and Spain 16-5, finishing their Tokyo 2020 Olympic campaign.
Women’s Team – Bronte Halligan
The women’s team started out strong winning against Canada 8-5, Netherlands 15-12 and South Africa 14-1, and losing to Spain 15-9 during the preliminary games. They then went on to compete in the women’s quarter finals, losing to the ROC 9-8 in an incredibly close game. After beating Canada in the classification round 14-12, the women played the Netherlands winning 14-7 and placing 5th overall.