FHS Alumni selected for the 2012 London Olympic Games
3 July 2012
|FHS Alumnae, Megan Rivers (BHlthSc - Exercise and Sports Science) (2003), and Brooke Pratley (BHlthSc - Physiotherapy) (2002), have been selected to compete in the 2012 London Olympic Games.|
Rivers has been named as one of seven Olympic veterans in the Hockeyroos Olympic Games squad. She made her Olympic debut four years ago in Beijing where the women's team finished fifth. Rivers has been on the national team since 2003, and has played over 170 games for Australia.
Pratley has been selected to join the 46 person Australian Olympic Games Rowing team. This will be her second Games, having competed in Beijing (2008) where her team placed sixth in the Women's Eight.
Megan and Brooke join current students Nicola Zagame (MRS) and Krystal Weir (Physiotherapy) as medal contenders at the Games. We wish them all the best, and look forward to reporting on their achievements over the coming weeks!