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  • 27/07/2016 CameronClark|AUSTeam|Rio2016

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    Cameron Clark

    Athlete Biography

    Cameron Clark made his Australian debut in 2012 in Wellington and has now played at 30 World

    Series competitions. Since his rst match in the green and gold he has established himself as a

    reliable option in the squads backline and is often utilised as a goal kicker.

    The Auckland-born back represented Australia in the national schoolboys side in 2011, along with

    Rio 2016 teammate Allan Fa'alava'au. The same year he was a member of the Australian

    Commonwealth Youth Games Team that won bronze in the Isle of Man.

    In 2014, he won bronze at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games to cap o a remarkable 2013-14

    Sevens World Series where Clark was named in the Men's Sevens Team of the Year. He passed the

    500-point mark during the 2014-15 season and now has 632 World Series points to his name.

    The son of rugby commentator Greg Clark, he rst touched a rugby ball as an eight-year-old when

    he led the NSW Waratahs out at the Sydney Football Stadium in 2001 for a clash against the

    Queensland Reds.

    O the pitch Clark completed a Bachelor of Business from the Swinburne University of Technology.

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    Rugby - Sevens

    Fast Facts

    Ocial Home of the 2016 Australian Olympic Team

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    Sport Rugby - Sevens Status Selected

    Event/s Rugby Sevens Men Height 185

    Weight 85 Age 23

    Born Auckland, New Zealand Lives Fairlight, NSW, Australia

    Olympic Information

    Rio 2016 will Olympic debut

    Recent Performances

    6th - 2015-16 Sevens World Series Paris Sevens (Paris, France)

    7th - 2015-16 Sevens World Series Singapore Sevens (Singapore)

    4th - 2015-16 Sevens World Series Hong Kong Sevens (Hong Kong)

    2nd - 2015-16 Sevens World Series USA Sevens (Las Vegas, USA)

    2nd - 2015-16 Sevens World Series Sydney Sevens (Sydney, Australia)

    Career Highlights

    Winning Commonwealth Games bronze at the Glasgow 2014 Games.

    Winning Commonwealth Youth Games bronze in the Isle of Man in 2011.

    Qualifying and being selected for Rio 2016.

    Education

    Primary St Ives North Public School (NSW, Australia)

    Secondary Knox Grammar School (NSW, Australia)

    Tertiary Bachelor of Business - Swinburne University

    Training

    Coach Andy Friend (2016 - current)

    Club Northern Suburbs, Australia

    Institute/Academy Sydney Academy of Sport

    Primary Training Base Sydney, Australia

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    Q&A

    Superstition/s Left boot always on rst. Tighten laces in the tunnel before I run out

    Favourite food Italian

    Favourite holiday destination Croatia

    Favourite music Little bit of everything

    Dream car Aston Martin DB9

    Star Sign Pisces

    I would spend my last $10 on Scratchie

    Tattoos/Piercings -

    If I could try another Olympic sport it would be Golf

    Most Inspiring Olympic Performance? Cathy Freeman 400m, Sydney Olympics

    First Olympic Memory? Eric the eel, Sydney 2000

    Most Inuential person in your career/life Dad Why this sport? Love team sports. Faster version of the 15 man game

  • 27/07/2016 ThomasCusack|AUSTeam|Rio2016

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    Thomas Cusack

    Athlete Biography

    An injury in early 2016 forced Thomas Cusack to undergo wrist surgery and miss a large part of the

    2015/16 World Series. He proved his tness at a training camp in Darwin in June to ensure he

    would get to wear the green and gold at the Olympic Games.

    Born in the ACT, Cusack is not a stranger to the international stage, having previously represented

    Australia at Schoolboys (2010-11) and Under 20s level (2012) and is a former member of the ARU

    National Gold Squad.

    The Canberran made his Australian sevens debut at the Wellington Sevens Tournament in 2013. He

    was already familiar with several teammates, having ?played alongside Sean McMahon, Allan

    Fa'alava'au, Lewis Holland and Con Foley at the Junior World Championships the previous year.

    Cusack helped Australia win bronze at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

    A graduate of Marist College Canberra, Cusack's skills span further than the Rugby pitch and

    classroom - he has also been playing piano since he was 12 years old.

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    Rugby - Sevens

    Fast Facts

    Sport Rugby - Sevens Status Selected

    Ocial Home of the 2016 Australian Olympic Team

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    Event/s Rugby Sevens Men Height 190

    Weight 102 Age 23

    Born Canberra, ACT, Australia Lives Canberra, ACT

    Olympic Information

    Rio 2016 will be Olympic debut.

    Recent Performances

    2nd - 2015-16 Sevens World Series Sydney Sevens (Sydney, Australia)

    5th - 2015-16 Sevens World Series Wellington Sevens (Wellington, New Zealand)

    12th - 2015-16 Sevens World Series Cape Town Sevens (Cape Town, South Africa)

    6th - 2015-16 Sevens World Series Dubai Sevens (Dubai, UAE)

    Career Highlights

    Qualifying for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

    Being selected on the Australian Team as Sevens makes its debut in Rio.

    Training

    Coach Andy Friend (2016 - current)

    Institute/Academy Sydney Academy of Sport

    Primary Training Base Sydney, Australia

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    Allan Faalavaau

    Athlete Biography

    Allan Faalavaau will be a key play maker for the Australian mens rugby sevens section when the

    sport makes its Olympic debut at Rio 2016.

    Born in Auckland, the utility moved to Australia as a 14-year-old. He was a member of the

    Australian Schoolboys side in 2011 alongside Cameron Clark, Sean McMahon and Will Miller.

    He made his debut for the Australian Sevens side after being called up as injury cover for the Las

    Vegas Sevens tournament in 2012. The same year he was named in the Australian U20s team for

    the Junior World Championships in South Africa.

    Faalavaau was granted Australian citizenship in 2014 and signed a new contract with the Aussie

    sevens in January 2015. O the eld, he is a quiet achiever and loves to play the guitar for hours on

    end.

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    Rugby - Sevens

    Fast Facts

    Sport Rugby - Sevens Status Selected

    Event/s Rugby Sevens Men Height 169

    Weight 88 Age 22

    Born Auckland, New Zealand Lives Melbourne, VIC, Australia

    Ocial Home of the 2016 Australian Olympic Team

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    Evania Pelite

    John Porch

    Ellia Green

    Career Highlights

    Winning Tokyo sevens cup

    U20s World Cup

    Education

    Primary West Harbour Primary School

    Secondary Dandenong High School (VIC,Australia)

    Training

    Coach Andy Friend (2016 - current)

    Club Endeavour Hills Rugby Club (VIC Australia)

    Primary Training Base Narrabeen Academy Of Sport

    Q&A

    Star Sign Scorpio

    I would spend my last $10 on Family

    If I could try another Olympic sport it would be Boxing

    Most Inuential person in your career/life Dad & Mum

    Why this sport? Love a challenge

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    Con Foley

    Athlete Biography

    Long known as one of the sides most consistent performers, forward Con Foley is the second most

    experienced player on the Australian Team heading to Rio behind only captain Ed Jenkins.

    Foley rst started playing rugby in the under-7s at Souths Rugby Union in Queensland. He played

    rugby throughout school and continued while at the University of Queensland before he was

    recognised as a potential star of the sevens game.

    After travelling with the national development side, Foley made his Australian debut at the 2011

    Gold Coast Sevens event. He would go onto tour South Africa for the World Junior Championships

    in the fteen-man format in 2012.

    Foley was a regular in the starting for the Australian team that won Commonwealth Games bronze

    in 2014 in Glasgow.

    He added another eight tries in the 2015/16 season to his World Series tally which now sits at 55.

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