Spartans to restart campaign for Tokyo glory - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

Accessibility links

USC News

Spartans to restart campaign for Tokyo glory

15 May 2020

The USC Spartans will restart their Olympic and Paralympic campaigns next week, following the easing of some COVID-19 restrictions across Queensland this weekend.

Spartans swimmers, who have not trained at the University since late March, will be allowed to return to USC’s aquatic centre pools on Tuesday 19 May, provided strict protocols are followed.

Spartans coaches Chris Mooney and Nathan Doyle said team members will meet at the USC Stadium on Monday 18 May for a COVID-19 briefing.

Until further notice, access to USC's aquatic centre pools is limited only to the University’s three high-performance sporting teams.

Other University sporting facilities, such as the stadium and the gymnasiums, remain closed, while the athletics tracks and sports fields are open.

— Terry Walsh 

Spartans swimmers training at the USC aquatic centre

Related articles

USC to restrict access to sporting facilities
17 Mar

USC will restrict access to its sport and fitness facilities from midnight Sunday 22 March.

No go-slow for snow-sailing USC researcher
27 Feb

What does a USC researcher do when he arrives in rural Finland in February for an annual snow-sailing competition, only to feel the winds drop and the temperature rise above zero, making conditions either dangerous or impossible?

Brendan Powell presents Oztag scholarships to Tessa Campbell, left, and Rachael Harper's mother Lisa  Ney
Oztag bursaries for USC students
24 Feb

A USC Master of Business Administration graduate behind the rapid expansion of Queensland Oztag in the past decade has presented two USC student athletes with bursaries to encourage their sport and career aspirations.

Contact the USC media team

Name Position Email Phone
Terry Walsh Manager, Media and Messaging +61 7 5430 1160
Janelle Kirkland Media Relations Coordinator +61 7 5459 4553
Clare McKay Media Relations Officer (Regional) +61 7 5456 5669

Search results for

Recent news