Young speedsters locked in for Sochi

10-Jan-2014 3:45 PM

SHORT TRACK: Two promising young speed skaters have become the latest athletes to join the 2014 Australian Olympic Team.

Melbourne residents Deanna Lockett (18) and Pierre Boda (20) were last year competing at the Junior World Championships. Now they are set to take the stage at the biggest show on earth when the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games kick off in less than one month’s time.

“It’s amazing and I’m pretty excited about going,” Lockett said after her selection was announced.

“For the moment though, I’m focusing on my preparation and I’ll look forward to the Games after that preparation is done.”

To read the full release click here>>>

Topic: Sports

Media contact

Mike Tancred
Media Director

Telephone: +61 (02) 9247 2000

Download release

About us

Welcome to the AOC's newsroom. The AOC is committed to Australia's athletes and encourages the development of high performance sport through athlete support and funding initiatives. Our role also extends to spreading the Olympic spirit and ideals throughout the wider community, even in the years between Olympic Games.

More in Australian Olympic Committee