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Tokyo 2020 Team Support Personnel Selected

Tokyo 2020 Team Support Personnel Selected

Jun 16 2021

The Australian Olympic Committee has selected two Team Officials for the Weightlifting Section of the Australian Olympic Team for Tokyo 2020.

Angela Wydall is selected as the Weightlifting Team Coach, and Greg Hobl as the Weightlifting Team Manager.

Angela brings over 20 years of coaching experience to the Team. Since making the transition from athlete to Coach in 2000, Angela has been appointed as a Coach in Australian Teams for 35 international events including the Youth Olympic Games, three Senior World Championships, two Youth World Championships, and one Junior World Championship. Angela is the first female Weightlifting Coach to be selected in an Australian Olympic Team.

Greg Hobl will be supporting Angela and the five weightlifters in Tokyo, as the Weightlifting Team Manager. Greg has been involved in Weightlifting for over 40 years and has been a member of Australian Teams at Youth Olympic Games, Commonwealth Games, World Championships, and numerous Continental Championships.

The selection of Angela and Greg now completes the Tokyo 2020 Australian Olympic Weightlifting Team and we wish them great success in Tokyo.

  • 59kg Erika Yamasaki
  • 64kg Kiana Elliott
  • +87kg Charisma Amoe-Tarrant
  • 73kg Brandon Wakeling
  • 109kg Matthew Lydement
  • Coach Angela Wydall
  • Manager Gregory Hobl