Weekend Watch - 15 April

Published 14 April 2016 (AEDT)

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Olá amigos,

Os Jogos Rio 2016 estão se aproximando e muitos atletas australianos estão competindo em uma ação embalada fim de semana (The Rio 2016 Games are getting closer and plenty of Aussie athletes are competing in an action packed weekend).

Our gymnasts are in Rio looking to qualify for the 2016 Games, our shooters are also in the Olympic city for the test event and our women's rugby sevens team will look to continue thier hot form in Canada. 

Sport: Artistic Gymnastics
Event: Final Olympic Qualifiers (Rio, Brazil)
Start time: Saturday-Sunday 
AUS athletes competing: Georgia-Rose Brown, Emily Little, Larrissa Miller, Rianna Mizzen, Emma Jane Nedov, Emily Whitehead and Michael Mercieca
http://rio2016.olympics.com.au/news/gymnastics-show-promising-form-ahead-of-rio-qualifier

Sport: Trampoline
Event: Final Olympic Qualifiers (Rio, Brazil)
Start time: Monday 
AUS athletes competing: Blake Gaudry

Sport: Athletics
Event: High Noon Series (Canberra, ACT)
Start time: Saturday 1130am-2pm
AUS athletes competing: Alex Hartmann, Steve Solomon, Melissa Breen, Alex Rowe, Hamish Peacock, Josh Robinson, 
Full start lists and results here>>

Sport: Rugby Sevens
Event: Canada Sevens (Langford, Canada)
Start time: Sunday v France - 4.44am AEST, v Brazil, 7.36am, v Russia, 10.28am, Monday - Finals  
AUS athletes competing:  Shannon Parry, Brooke Walker, Nicole Beck, Tiana Penitani, Dominique du Toit, Demi Hayes, Georgina Friedrichs, Chloe Dalton, Amy Turner, Shenae Ciesiolka, Emilee Cherry, Mahalia Murphy 
http://rio2016.olympics.com.au/news/sevens-young-guns-up-for-canadian-assignment

Sport: Rugby Sevens
Event: Singapore Sevens (Singapore)
Start time: Saturday - v Argentina 1:28pm AEST, v Japan 4:49pm, v Wales 8:42pm, Sunday - Finals  
AUS athletes competing: Cam Clark, Sam Figg, Allan Fa’alava’au, Con Foley, Josh Holmes, Boyd Killingworth, Tom Kingston, Pat McCutcheon, Sam Myers, John Porch, James Stannard, Stephan Van der Walt, Frank Winterstein

Sport: Tennis
Event: Fed Cup (Brisbane, Australia)
Start time: Saturday-Sunday
AUS athletes competing: Sam Stosur, Daria Gavrilova, Casey Dellacqua and Arina Rodionova 

Sport: Shooting
Event: Rio test event (Rio, Brazil)
Start time: Friday 15 April - Sunday 24 April
AUS athletes competing include: Michael Diamond, James Willett, Laetisha Scanlan

Sport: Golf
Event: RBC Heritage (South Carolina, USA)
Start time: Thursday-Sunday
AUS athletes competing: Geoff Ogilvy, Jason Day, John Senden, Marc Leishman, Matt Jones, Robert Allenby, Stuart Appleby

Sport: Golf
Event: LPGA Tour's Lotte Championship (Hawaii, USA)
Start time: Thursday-Sunday 
AUS athletes competing: Minjee Lee (leader after two rounds), Sarah Kemp

Sport: Hockey
Event: Azlan Shah Cup (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Start time: Friday 8:05pm vs Canada, finals Saturday-Sunday
AUS athletes competing include: Andrew Charter, Chris Ciriello, Tom Craig, Matthew Dawson, Jamie Dwyer, Matt Gohde, Blake Govers, Jeremy Hayward, Fergus Kavanagh, Mark Knowles, Tyler Lovell, Eddie Ockenden, Flynn Ogilvie, Simon Orchard, Matthew Swann, Jake Whetton, Tristan White and Aran Zalewski 
http://rio2016.olympics.com.au/news/aussies-claim-their-fourth-win-at-azlan-shah

Sport: Sailing
Event: Women’s Laser Radial World Championships (Mexico)
Start time: Saturday-Sunday
AUS athletes competing: Ashley Stoddart

Sport: Taekwondo
Event: Spanish Open
Start time: Saturday-Sunday
AUS athletes competing: Caroline Marton, Carmen Marton, Safwan Khalil, Hayder Shkara

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