• Home
  • News
  • Hockeyroo Olympic gold medals returned

Hockeyroo Olympic gold medals returned

17 August 2006

The two Olympic hockey gold medals belonging to three-time Olympian Katrina Powell OAM have been returned, 22 days after being stolen from a safe in her Perth home.

Powell’s husband Scott Goodheart informed the Western Australian Olympic Council today that the medals have been located.

They were deposited within a plastic bag into a Post Box in Perth suburb, Hamilton Hill.

Goodheart is thrilled with the news and very grateful that the offer from AOC President John Coates to replace the medals will not be required.

Powell is currently with the Hockeyroos in the United States in a coaching capacity. The Canberra born striker, known as Triny, retired as a player after Athens.

The former Australian captain scored 141 goals and represented Australia 252 times between 1994 and 2004. Powell represented Australia at the Atlanta Games in 1996, Sydney 2000 and Athens 2004.

She was a pivotal member of the Hockeyroos teams that won gold in 1996, 2000 and placed fifth in Athens.

AOC

Related News

AOC signs agreement with AFP for safety and security advice

AOC signs agreement with AFP for safety and security advice

17 October 2017

The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has signed an agreement with the Australian Federal Police (AFP) to provide advice on the security and safety for all the Teams the AOC will send away through to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

AOC Organisational Restructure and Mr Mike Tancred

AOC Organisational Restructure and Mr Mike Tancred

14 September 2017

The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) announced today the first stage of an organisational restructure.

Statement by the AOC Executive on Mike Tancred

Statement by the AOC Executive on Mike Tancred

1 September 2017

Following the determination of the complaint made by Fiona de Jong against Mike Tancred, the AOC Executive resolved to delegate the determination of any other complaints against him to an Independent Committee.

Related Sports

Hockey

Hockey

Related Olympians

Katrina Powell
Katrina Powell

Katrina Powell