Support staff and replacement athletes acknowledged ahead of Tokyo Olympic Games

Gymnastics Australia would like to acknowledge the significant contributions from our Australian Olympic Team coaches, support staff coaches and replacement athletes ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. 

Selected Australian Olympic Team member are Andrew Logan National Performance Director, Joshua Rigg, Team Physiotherapist, Vladimir Vatkin (MAG), Jonathon Hart (WAG), Brett Austine (TRP), Iuliia Iakovleva (RG Individual) and Gina Peluso (RG Group).

Also deserving of acknowledgement are the support staff,  Alexandre Beloousov (WAG) and Belinda Cox (TRP), who have played an important role in their gymnasts’ preparation ahead of the Games. 

Alongside these coaches and support staff are our replacement athletes who have remained determined and committed in the lead-up to the Games. 

Gymnastics Australia would like to acknowledge Trampoline gymnasts, Kira Ward and Blake Rutherford and Rhythmic gymnast Alex Eedle who have been selected as replacement athlete for their particular Gymsports.

Unfortunately, due to the current COVID-19 situation in Japan, the selected replacement athletes will not be travelling to Tokyo.