AAGPS Premiership basketball player Gerard Martin has been selected to represent the Australian team at the U17 World Championships in Lithuania, July 2012.
Gerard a promising young athlete from Manly, has worked tirelessly to put himself in the selection picture for the national team. Gerard has demonstrated a relentless work ethic, as he was overlooked in the initial stages of the selection process, dating back twelve months ago. Gerard and his coaching team at Scots, worked vigorously to focus on key area’s that would assist Gerard achieve his dream of representing his country at a World Championships. Gerard will be travelling to Spain for a lead up tournament, then heading straight to Lithuania to participate in the U17 World Championships.
Gerard and his team will face the most challenging contest in world basketball, the Australian team has been grouped with the athletic and talented USA U17 team.
To keep up to date with Gerard’s progress at the World Championships, check out http://kaunas2012.fiba.com/
Scots to the fore!