Sportsmen to benefit from Tasmanian Institute of Sport scholarships

Scholars: The Tasmanian Institute of Sport class of 2017 with Premier Will Hodgman. Picture: Alastair Bett

Scholars: The Tasmanian Institute of Sport class of 2017 with Premier Will Hodgman. Picture: Alastair Bett

An athletic crop of 73 talented sportsmen will benefit from Tasmanian Institute of Sport scholarships in 2017.

Now in their 31st year, the scholarships will help recipients access first-class coaching and training, quality competition equipment and assistance with travel costs.

High performance scholarships were awarded to 63 athletes across 13 sports, with eight additional scholarships through the emerging talent scholarship program, and two associate scholarships to professional athletes.

Recipients include Rio Olympians Hamish Peacock (javelin), Amy Cure, Georgia Baker and Richie Porte (cycling), Scott Bowden (mountain bike), Tim Deavin and Eddie Ockenden (hockey) and Meaghan Volker (rowing) and Paralympians Deon Kenzie (athletics) and Jacob Templeton (swimming).

South athletes: Benjamin Austin (hockey), Joshua Beltz (hockey), Hayden Beltz (hockey), Kieren Black (canoeing), Scott Bowden (MTB), Phillida Bridley (hockey), Joshua Brooks (hockey), Matthew Byrne (rowing), Jock Calvert (sailing), Amelia Catt (sailing), Harvey Chilcott (athletics), Kate Eckhardt (canoeing), Jeremy Edwards (hockey), Madeleine Fasnacht (cycling), Jasmin Galbraith (sailing), Gobindraj Gill (hockey), Jack Hale (athletics), Silas Hamilton (sailing), Hugo Hamilton (sailing), Sarah Hawe (rowing), Ruby-Rose  Haywood (hockey), Matthew Hosie (athletics), Emma Johns (netball), Ryan Jones (hockey), Sam King (sailing), Samantha Lind (athletics), Kurt Mackey (hockey), Sam McCulloch (hockey), Lauren Mills (netball), Wilson Mure (rowing), Georgia Nesbitt (rowing), Edward Ockenden (hockey), Alec Paterson (rowing), Hamish Peacock (athletics), Kaitlin Petrie (netball), Annabelle Scutt (hockey), Jamie Symons (netball), Blair Tunevitsch (rowing), Aiden Van Staden (hockey), Alexandra Vinen (netball), Meaghan Volker (rowing), Samuel Volker (rowing), Daniel Watkins (canoeing), Ebony Webb (athletics), Jack Welch (hockey), Eliza Westland (hockey).

North athletes: Georgia Baker (cycling), Jacob Birtwhistle (triathlon), Will Clarke (cycling), Tim Deavin (hockey), Josh Duffy (cycling), Chloe Fisher (sailing), Sam Fox (cycling), Zack Gilmore (cycling), Bailey Groves (shooting), Ryan Lawson (cycling), Shelby Miller (netball), Lauren Perry (cycling), Richie Porte (cycling), Ariarne Titmus (swimming), Henry Youl (rowing).

North-West athletes: Amy Cure (cycling), Renee Dykstra (cycling), Morgan Gillon (cycling), Deon Kenzie (athletics), Hannah Lee (netball), Linden McCarthy (hockey), Stewart McSweyn (athletics), Madeleine Murphy (hockey), Tom Norton (canoeing), Caitlin Radford (equestrian), Macey Stewart (cycling), Jacob Templeton (swimming).

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