We’ll go to Rio: central west’s best gun for Olympic gold | Photos THE STAND-OUT: Mariah Williams is catching all of the right attention ahead of Rio, with the Parkes striker in-form for the Hockeyroos. Photo: GETTY IMAGES
THE BABY: Cowra’s Ellie Carpenter is just 16 and will be a key figure in the Matildas side to compete for gold at Rio. She’s the youngest member of the team. Photo: GETTY IMAGES
THE ROOKIE: Cumnock’s John Porch has been selected in the first Australian Rugby Sevens side to compete at an Olympic Games. Photo: GETTY IMAGES
THE GOLDEN GIRL: After Commonwealth gold, Orange’s Eddie Bone will be leading the Hockeyroos charge for more Olympic gold at the Rio Games. Photo: GETTY IMAGES
THE VETERAN: Carcoar’s Kurt Fearnley is a Paralympic Games legend having competed in five straight games in wheelchair racing. Photo: GETTY IMAGES
THE MAINSTAY: Orange-born Tameka Butt has been a long-term member of the Matildas, and Rio will be her first Olympic Games. Photo: GETTY IMAGES
THE RUNNING MAN: Former Bathurst resident Ben St Lawrence will be competing in the 10,000m in the athletics at Rio. Photo: GETTY IMAGES
THE MENTOR: Stephen Davies has tasted the Olympics as a player, and will now head to Rio as a coach, with the Parkes gun an assistant with the Hockeyroos. Photo: GETTY IMAGES
THE GORILLA: Narromine’s own Pat McCutcheon has been named to make his Olympic debut with the Australian Rugby Sevens side. Photo: GETTY IMAGES
THE MARATHON MAN: Parkes’ Scott Westcott will be running a lot while he is over in Rio. Photo: GETTY IMAGES
THE VIETNAMESE COACH: Joe Donnelly has travelled a different path to Rio than most others from our region, and will coach the Vietnamese rowers in Brazil. Photo: NICK McGRATH
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2004 Athens gold medalist Suzy BaloghThis story Administrator ready to work first appeared on Nanjing Night Net.