Big team but little expectation on Games

Original article by Michael Bleby
The Australian Financial Review – Page: 3 : 6-Jul-21

Australia will send a team of 472 athletes to the Tokyo Olympic Games, including 254 women and a record 16 indigenous athletes. Australia will compete in 33 sports at the coronavirus-delayed Olympics; however, the team’s chef de mission Ian Chesterman says the Australian Olympic Committee has chosen not to issue an official forecasts about the number of medals that the nation will win. The Australian team fell short of medal expectations at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.


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