Health Sciences

ACU Student Olympic Results

The Sharks - Men’s Water Polo Team

Former ACU Exercise Science student Aidan Roach and his Sharks team mates are out of gold medal contention with their recent loss to the unbeaten Serbia. The Sharks put up a good fight to the gold medal favourites who will now take on Italy in the semi-finals. The Sharks scored 8 to the toughest team in the competitions 11 goals. They will now fight out the next two matches for a fifth placing which is equivalent to their previous best placings in LA and Barcelona. 

Ashleigh Brennan – Gymnastics

ACU Exercise Science student and two time Olympian Ashleigh Brennan, 21, has finished 20th overall with a score of 55.332 in her London Olympics campaign. Competing at the North Greenwich Arena qualifies her as one of the top 20 all round gymnasts in the world. Though Ashleigh had a stumble on the vault she finished strongly on the beam.

Her final scores were:
- Floor 14.166
- Vault 13.233
- Uneven bars 13.533
- Beam 14.4