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ARCHERY: A golden boy of the pool, Kieren Perkins is a household name in Australia and his historic sporting feats in the 1500m freestyle are entrenched in our sporting folklore.
Lane 8, 1500m freestyle, Atlanta 1996... You know the rest of the story! Kieren Perkins lit up the history books with his second Olympic gold medal. Having struck gold in the 1500m at the 1992 Barcelona Games, Perkins became the first Australian since Dawn Fraser to defend an individual Olympic swimming title.
Olympic swimming legend Kieren Perkins attended the Oceania Shooting Championships in Sydney on Wednesday, to watch the action and meet members of the Australian Shooting Team.
Sports fans often indulge in friendly banter about the superiority of “the game they play in heaven” versus “the world game” versus “the greatest sporting spectacle on earth”. But whether rugby, football or the Olympic Games is your passion, the three are allies for the Aussies in 2012.
The Queensland (QLD) Premier Anna Bligh was joined by six great QLD Olympians today at Milton State School to celebrate the opening of the school tuckshop, which was destroyed during the Brisbane floods last summer.