Olympic hopefuls to keep an eye on
OLYMPICS: Nothing unites sports fans like the Olympics.
Regardless of where your club, team or state loyalties lie everyone supports their nation’s athletes on the grandest of sporting stages.
Toowoomba and the Darling Downs have given sport fans plenty of reason to celebrate during the Olympics with the likes of Nikki Hudson, Glynis Nunn-Cearns, Pat Tiernan and Jared Graves hailing from the region.
With Brisbane now hosting the 2032 Olympics, The Chronicle is turning its focus to the potential stars of tomorrow.
Our “32 for 2032” is a list of athletes we’d love to see at the Brisbane Olympics.
There’s plenty to like about aspiring steeplechaser Harriet Lloyd-Jones.
Winning a national U17s title at just 15 years of age, the Downlands College student has a powerful finish to her races.
Australian representation is next on her radar, with the local relishing racing over the hurdles.
With a motor bigger than most at still just a young age, Garratt has her options open in the sporting landscape.
A netballer and endurance athlete, the 13-year-old competes in cross country and triathlons.
She’s competed in state triathlons, holding her own as a bottom age athlete against older competitors.
The former Toowoomba Grammar swimmer has already enjoyed a taste of the Olympic stage when travelling to Tokyo at just 17.
It’s fair to say it won’t be his last, with Cooper progressing to a semi final of the backstroke and competing in a relay event.
The times Cooper produced are encouraging for what the future holds.
For the full list head to thechronicle.com.au/sport