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Aussie Athletes to Follow as we Countdown to #Rio2016

Aussie Athletes to Follow as we Countdown to #Rio2016

With #Rio2016 set to kick off in only a few days, we wanted to share the best ways to stay across all the action on Twitter.


Whether it's our Team Captain, Chef de Mission, youngest athlete, or the Aussie siblings and couples competing, here is a handful of some of the best accounts to follow for all the action: 


Chef de Mission, Australian Olympic Team: Kitty Chiller (@kittychiller)

Australian Flagbearer and Team Captain: Anna Meares, Cyclist (@AnnaMeares)

Sweet 16, Australia's youngest athlete: Ellie Carpenter, Soccer (@CarpenterEllie)

Tallest Australian athlete: Andrew Bogut, Basketball (@AndrewBogut)

Shortest Australian athlete: Melissa Wu, Diver (@MelissaPaigeWu


Please see here for the full blog and list of athletes, including tips on how to track all the news from Rio on the platform.


For all the latest from the Australian Olympic Team follow @AusOlympicTeam and #OneTeam. You can also follow your favourite Aussie athletesteams and journos covering #Rio2016 by subscribing to these Twitter lists.



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