Queensland Academy of Sport

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The Queensland Academy of Sport (QAS) is an elite sports institute set up in 1991 by the Queensland Government to support athletes in the state of Queensland. Its headquarters are currently located at the Queensland Sport and Athletics Centre in Nathan, Queensland.[1]

The Academy was opened in May 1991 to rival the other states' institutes of sport and has thirteen squads over ten sports. These programs include athletics, canoeing, cycling, gymnastics (men and women), hockey (men and women), netball, rowing, sailing, swimming and water polo (men and women).[2]

Also QAS has many partnership programs with other team sports ranging from the Queensland Baseball Academy, to the Queensland Academy of Sport Soccer Program.[3]

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ History of QAS Archived 3 July 2009 at the Wayback Machine.. Queensland Academy of Sport. Accessed 7 August 2009.
  2. ^ Sports Archived 3 July 2009 at the Wayback Machine.. Queensland Academy of Sport. Accessed 7 August 2009.
  3. ^ Partnership Programs Archived 28 August 2009 at the Wayback Machine.. Queensland Academy of Sport. Accessed 7 August 2009.

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