Australia saved their best until the final to win the London International Invitational Wheelchair Rugby Tournament in the Basketball Arena on the Olympic Park with a 71-48 victory over Great Britain.
Having chosen to rest Ryley Batt, considered the best player in the world, for most of their previous round encounter which they lost by a single point, back to full strength the Australians proved to strong for the hosts.
Victories for Hoy and the women’s sprint and pursuit teams gives the home crowd much to cheer about and a rising star wins fans with a gutsy performance at the UCI Track Cycling World Cup and London Prepares event.
Wrestling closed the 2011 set of London Prepares test events for the 2012 Olympic Games at the ExCel Arena.
Four weight categories lifted at the London Prepares event organised to test preparations for the 2012 London Olympic Games.
Aaron Cook took the gold medal in the men’s under 80kg category at the London International Invitational Taekwondo Tournament sweeping aside competition from the reigning men’s under 87kg world champion, Iran’s Yousef Karami, along the way.
Only Shirley Elliot of France could stop a Brazilian clean sweep of the gold medals at the London International Invitational Judo tournament that also served as the sports test event ahead of next years Olympic Games.
Hosts Great Britain win their opening match of the women’s London Handball Cup against Angola 22-20 as they continued to gain experience ahead of next years Olympic Games. Held in the newly built Handball Arena in the Olympic Park in Stratford, London the tournament was part of the London Prepares series of test events.