FACT FOOD #594

Had it not been for the boycott of the Moscow Games, Ric Charlesworth would have participated in five Olympics. Nevertheless, he was a member of Australian sides that won the silver in 1976 at the Montreal Olympics, and the World Cup in 1986 at London. Charlesworth was also a left-handed opening batsman for Western Australia and came close to a Test cap during the World Series Championships era.