Tess Lloyd


Sport: Sailing

Event: 49erFX Women

University Connection: Enrolled Student - Bachelor of Arts (5th Year)


Tess Lloyd started sailing at just five-years-old and always dreamed of going to an Olympic Games. As a talented young sailor, Lloyd quickly moved up the rankings and was deemed 'one to watch.'

Named Female Sailer of the year in 2015 after an incredible Australian Nationals and Australian Youth Nationals, Tess set her goals high: Rio’s 2016 Olympic Games. But her Olympic debut would need to wait. Despite a successful campaign leading into the Games, a decision was made not to send a 49er FX team to Rio. 

Four years later, Lloyd finally got the news she had been dreaming of, when only months out from the 2020 Games original date she was announced to have made the team, for it only to be postponed due to Covid-19.

 

"I think the delay is actually a really good opportunity for me and Jaime because we are quite a young team and a whole extra year helps us to really mature and develop" 


- Tess Lloyd on the postponement of the 2020 Olympic Games. Click here to see the full article!


Results

Date Event Result
Tuesday 27th July 49erFX Women 
Partnered with Jaime Ryan  
Race 1 - 11th, Race 2 - 10th, Race 3 - 9th    
Wednesday 28th July     49erFX Women
Partnered with Jaime Ryan
Race 1 - 11th, Race 2 - 11th, Race 3 - 10th
Friday 30th July 49erFX Women
Partnered with Jaime Ryan
Race1 - 10th, Race 2 - 13th, Race 3 - 14th
Saturday 31st July 49erFX Women
Partnered with Jaime Ryan
Race1 - 14th, Race 2 - 13th, Race 3 - 13th

Tess finished in 13th place overall. 


For full results, click here

Olympic Experience

Check out our wrap up article about Tess' experience at the Tokyo Games here!


Read More

To read more about Tess, check out her Olympic Bio here


Social Media

Follow Tess' journey on her Instagram!

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