Griffith students shine as curtain falls on Rio

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Griffith University went into the 2016 Rio Olympics with the biggest contingent of students and alumni of any Australian university to compete against the best in the world. As the flame was extinguished on the 2016 Rio Olympics, Griffith Sports College heralded a strong sporting performance by all 24 athletes beyond the 11 medals awarded […]

Medal hopes remain as the count climbs to 11

World champion 4x100m relay gold medallist Emma McKeon, smiling poolside
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The number of medals attributed to Griffith University students and alumni at the Rio Olympics has climbed to 11 near the end of the second week of competition, with hopes that more will come. Medal prospects remain for Bachelor of Sport Development student Domonic Bedggood in the 10m platform on Saturday (August 20) from 5am. Nikita Pablo […]

Volleyball duo’s tough battle on the Rio sand

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In a hard-fought match against the USA, Griffith University alumna Louise Bawden and her beach volleyball partner Taliqua Clancy just missed out on making it into the semi-finals at the Rio Olympics. Sixteen years after her Olympic debut in Sydney, where she represented Australia in indoor volleyball, Louise has made a third Olympic appearance with […]