The shadow squad consists of the top two athletes in each bodyweight, and any athletes within 5% of the top ranked athlete from the AWF 2016 rankings.

The Shadow Team will be revised after each CGA Nomination Qualifying Event, the first of which will be the Australian Open/ Australian International taking place in Melbourne on 17-18-19 March, 2017.

WOMEN
  • 48/135 Erika Yamasaki
  • 53/146 Tegan Napper
  • 58/158 Tia-Clair Toomey, Seen Lee
  • 63/165 Kiana Elliott, Jessica Lai
  • 69/177 Philippa Malone, Camilla Fogagnolo, Ebony Gorincu, Marnie Becker
  • 75/184 Jenna Myers, Kylie Lindbeck
  • 90/193 Tahina Booth, Sofia Zudova
  • 90+ Kaitlyn Fassina
MEN
  • 62/218 Hamish Adam
  • 69/239 Brandon Wakeling, James Delaney, Dun Chu, Joshua Wu, Kanishka Guyan Jayaratne
  • 77/251 Francois Etoundi, Daniel Katz, Leo Lark
  • 85/264 Malek Chamoun, Mitchell Delbridge, Liam Larkins
  • 94/273 Simplice Ribouem, Samuel Kennedy
  • 105/279 Zac Grgurevic, Matthew Lydement
  • 105+/313 Damon Kelly, Philip Wood