Kiwi triathlete Braden Currie is refusing to write off his Olympic dream just yet.

An 11th placed finish at the Oceania Triathlon Championships in Gisborne has left the two-time Coast to Coast champion with little chance of convincing Triathlon New Zealand to select him for the Rio Games.

He's now essentially in a battle with Tony Dodds, Sam Ward and Sam Osbourne to join Ryan Sissons at the Olympics.

Currie says next weekend's ITU World Cup event in New Plymouth provides another opportunity.

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He says if he can have a good race there with Dodds and Osbourne racing it will be a good marker as to who's in form.

Currie says he has no other races planned beyond that.