Paddle Australia and Queensland Academy of Sport looking for the next generation of Olympians and Paralympians

Paddle Australia and the Queensland Academy of sport are looking for the next generation of Olympians and Paralympians through the Youfor2032 Talent Identification Program.

Youfor2032 has been designed to identify the the next generation of elite athletes, with the aim to develop and nurture young Queensland talents who have potential to win on the world stage at the Brisbane 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

To be eligible for Youfor2032 you must be:

  • 13 to 23-years old (born between 1999 – 2009 inclusive) for Olympic Sports, or
  • 13 to 30-years old (born between 1992 – 2009 inclusive) for Paralympic Sports.

It doesn’t matter whether you have experience in any of these sports – you may have hidden talents yet to be discovered. Athletic ability coupled with a great attitude to excel are the key ingredients needed for #Youfor2032.

The QAS will begin their state-wide talent identification screening beginning on 13 May 2022 and will unfold over a 12-month period. During this time, generic testing followed by sport specific testing will unfold to match those participants who possess elite potential to the Sport of best fit.

Following sport specific testing, a small number of Youfor2032 participants will be provided with a three-month trial period within the Sport they are best matched to, to further examine their potential.

Those successful in being selected for the program will receive expert training, coaching and development support from State and National Sporting Organisations as well as the QAS.

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