With the postponement and cancellation of most sporting activities in Australia, UNSW’s elite athletes have quickly adapted their training regimes to the home environment.
Four school leavers have been awarded Ben Lexcen Sports Scholarships this year to help them balance study at UNSW with elite sport.
From the pool to the pitch, a crop of talented UNSW athletes are competing for medals at the Rio 2016 Olympics and Paralympics.
Nathan Power looks set to be a part of the Australian Men’s Water Polo team for the Rio Olympics, but he says being selected is just the beginning.
Rugby 7s star Henry Hutchison has his eye on the Rio Olympics, and UNSW is helping the second year commerce student achieve his goals through a Ben Lexcen Sports Scholarship.
Engineering student Alex Green can now add ‘Paralympic medallist’ to her long list of achievements, after winning bronze in cycling at the London games.
Rugby great Ewen McKenzie and Olympic silver medalist sprinter Patrick Dwyer have been inducted into the UNSW Sport Hall of Fame.