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2014 Pierre de Coubertin Awards and Olympic Academy highlight package is an overview of the 2014 Ceremony and Academy held on Sunday May 18 at the MCG. 127 senior secondary school students (of a total 170 Victorian students) were honoured in a special awards ceremony. An initiative of the AOC, the awards are celebrated nationally and hosted by the Victorian Olympic Council and funded by the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development.
Germany’s Christa Luding-Rothenburger is the only athlete to ever win medals in both Winter and Summer Games in the same year. Among other medals, she won skating silver in the 500m (Calgary 1988) and cycling silver in the match sprint (Seoul 1988).
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