Masters Games: Five athletes to watch out for on Sunday, April 23

Cameron Leslie of New Zealand wins gold in the Men's 150m IM at the Rio Paralympic Games. Photo/Photosport
Cameron Leslie of New Zealand wins gold in the Men's 150m IM at the Rio Paralympic Games. Photo/Photosport

SUNDAY, APRIL 23

NETBALL - TBAGS
After two big wins on opening day, former Silver Ferns captain Anna Stanley and her group of former rep players continue their Competitive 40+ campaign against the Silver Foxes (10.30am) and Glory Daze (2.30pm) at the Auckland Netball Centre, playing in memory of Tania Dalton.

ATHLETICS - CHANTAL BRUNNER
The current long jump national record-holder (6.68m) has been to two Olympics and four Commonwealth Games, but will step out for her first World Masters, 2.25pm at Henderson's Trusts Arena.

SAILING - REX SELLERS
The 1984 Olympic Tornado gold medallist and silver medallist four years later can be found off the Torbay Sailing Club, with four races scheduled in the M65-74 Weta class.

SQUASH - SARAH FITZ-GERALD
The five-time world champion from Australia is top seed in the W45+ singles and received the bye in Saturday's opening round.

Her tournament begins against Kiwi Elizabeth Stewart, 10am at the North Shore Squash Club.

SWIMMING - CAMERON LESLIE
Three-time Paralympic Games champion for the 150m individual medley, Leslie, 27, will take part in the youngest of the Masters sports and compete in his first event - 50m butterfly - scheduled for 3.06pm at AUT Millennium.

- NZ Herald

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