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Blair Evans

24 year old Blair Evans was born on April 3, 1990 in Perth, Western Australia. She studied at Padbury Catholic Primary and Sacred Heart College.

Blair began her training at WA Institute of Sport in Perth, she is part of the City of Perth Club and trains at Beatty Park under coach Matthew Magee. She joined the Australian National team four years ago.

Blair made her international debut for Australia at the 2010 Commonwealth Games, winning a gold medal in the 4 x 200m freestyle and silver in the 4 x 200m freestyle.

Representing Australia at the 2010 Commonwealth Games Blair won gold in the 4 x 200m freestyle relay, finishing sixth in the 200m freestyle, fifth in the 800m freestyle and fourth in the 400m individual medley.

Representative Honours and Results

Olympic Games

2012 London, England – Silver: 4 x 200m freestyle

World Championships

2011 Shanghai, Chine – Silver: 4 x 200m freestyle

2009 Rome, Itlay – 18th 800m freestyle

Commonwealth Games

2010 Delhi, India – Gold: 4 x 200m, 4th 400m freestyle, 5th 800m freestyle, 6th 200m freestyle

Pan Pacific Championships

2010 Irvine, USA – Silver: 4x200m free Bronze: 200m free, 400m free, 7th 800m free

World Short Course

2010 Dubai, UAE – Silver: 4x200m free, 5th 200m free, 6th 800m free

Oceania

2008 Christchurch, New Zealand- Silver: 400m IM, 4x200m free Bronze: 200m IM

Junior Pan Pacific Championships

2009 Guam, Hawaii – Bronze: 800m free, 4th 400m IM, 5th 1500m free, 10th 400m free, 23rd 200m free

Duel in the Pool 

2009 Canberra, Australia – 5th 400m free

 

 

 

Luke Hughes

Luke Hughes

Luke Trevor Hughes is an Australian baseball player for Perth HEAT in the Australian Baseball League. He has formerly played for Major League Baseball’s Minnesota Twins and Oakland Athletics.

Australian career

Hughes played the 2001-2002 seasons in the International Baseball League of Australia, where he was named as the All-Star second baseman.

He helped the Perth Heat win the 2003 Claxton Shield with a .429 batting average. He also won the Golden Glove in the 2004 Claxton Shield.

Since the Australian Baseball league reformed for the 2010/11 season Luke has been a major driving force and team leader in the HEAT’s success by leading them to 3 Championship Series – winning the inaugural and second ABL Championships. Hughes had an injury-plagued season for Perth Heat in the ABL this season, but played a key role as they fell just short of a third straight championship.

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