OFFBEAT NEWS
July 21, 2012 12:00:00 AM
  Follow @ Twitter

Australian shooter Alethea Sedgman was faced with a domestic dilemma after being selected ahead of her boyfriend for a berth on the shooting team for the Olympics.

The 18-year-old Sedgman benefited from a decision to award the final spot on the team to a woman, meaning boyfriend Chris Gulvin missed out.

Sedgman, who is competing in the 10m air rifle and the 50m rifle 3 positions in her first Olympic Games, says the pair remain as close as ever.

"We're still going out, we're still strong," she said on Friday.

"He promised as long as I get him some clothing, he'll forgive me."

Love is definitely in the air within the Australian shooting squad for the Games.

Russell and Lauryn Mark are married, while 10m air pistol competitor Dina Aspandiyarova is married to shooting coach Anatoly Babushkin.

David and Hayley Chapman, who are also in the shooting squad, are father and daughter.

AFP
 

Wiggle


PREVIOUS STORY
Airport stops US man with huge penis
NEXT STORY
Virtual lips for long-distance lovers

Bookmark and Share
   




FIJI NEWS
30 to work in NZ under seasonal schemeThirty (30) Fijians will work in New Zealand in February next year in the first phase under NZ's Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) scheme.
SPORTS
Fiji U20 finishes last in President's CupThe Vodafone Fiji U20 football team finished last in the inaugural OFC President's Cup after losing the 5th place-playoff against Bodden Town of Cayman Islands 3-0 at The Trusts Arena in Auckland this afternoon.
ENTERTAINMENT
Moorhouse to release debut albumNew Zealand 2013 The X Factor fan favourites Moorhouse will release their debut self-titled album that will include their brand new single Somebody Loves You on December 5.
CELEBRITY
Tomlinson escapes fame in FijiOne Direction star Louis Tomlinson has revealed the only country he's not been recognised in is Fiji.
HEALTH/FITNESS
Clean-up day to curb dengue outbreakFiji's Ministry of Health has declared a clean-up day next Thursday for residents in the central division as it ups the tempo against a dengue fever outbreak currently experienced in the country.
LIFESTYLE/FASHION
Tafunaíi ready to fly Fijiís flag highNew crowned Miss World Fiji, Charlene Tafunaíi is ready to do wonders for Fiji in the Miss World Finals in December and is calling for the nationís backing.
NEWS SPORTS INFOTAINMENT SERVICES MOBILE EXTRA HOT TOPICS