“Incredible and diverse” sporting talent recognised

“Incredible and diverse” sporting talent recognised

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Matt Keogh with the 2023 Burt Sporting Champions. Photograph – Richard Polden.

Thirteen outstanding young athletes from the Burt electorate have been recognised for their talent and achievements.

They were awarded in a ceremony with local member Matt Keogh as part of the Local Sporting Champions program.

“Our community has some incredible and diverse sporting talent that deserves to be recognised,” Mr Keogh said.

“When so much news can be negative, it is important to celebrate the success of our local athletes.”

“These Local Sporting Champions represent our community across the country and even overseas.”

“Congratulations to these local legends, I can’t wait to see what they achieve next.”

Congratulations to the following athletes:

  • Raja Nur Anisha Raja Azizi, School Sport 2023 Swimming
  • Aprileen Sirait, State schoolboys/Schoolgirls Golf 18 years and Under
  • Daniel Western Goncalves, Australian National Little League Baseball
  • Jack Johnston, Australian Little League Division II
  • Jaeda Ritchie, Hockey Australia Under 18 National Championships
  • Zara Harling, Australian Gymnastics Championships
  • Kiena Shanelle Dionisio, 2023 Judo Australia National Championships
  • Kyler Dionisio, Australia Judo National Championships
  • Kythe Dionisio, Australia Judo National Championships
  • Nadia Pang, Australian Gymnastics Championships
  • Oliver Hogan, UCI BMX World Championships
  • Taliana Mika, Australian Secondary School Rugby League
  • Josiah Edwards, Australian School Sports 18 years and under Championships

Photographs – Richard Polden