Australian athletes who won medals at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games will receive over a million dollars in funding from the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC).
Rio 2016 athletes Marianna Tolo and Brendon Reading have helped inspire young indigenous students this week as the Cathy Freeman Foundation hosted a week long ‘Horizons’ Camp in Canberra.
Beijing 2008 Olympic Champion and three-time Olympian Steve Hooker has been elected as Chair of the Australian Olympic Committee’s Athletes’ Commission.
The Hon Mark Arbib, a former Senator and Federal Minister for Sport and the current President of Athletics Australia, is joining the Executive of the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC)
After 12 years and 10 Olympic campaigns Fiona de Jong has today announced she is moving on from Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC).
Members of the 2016 Australian Olympic Team have voted three new faces onto the Australian Olympic Committee’s Athletes’ Commission, to serve as the voice of Australian Olympians over the next four years.
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Chantelle and Robert Newbery became the first husband and wife to win medals at the same Olympic Games in Athens 2004. Clayton and Lucinda Fredericks (equestrian) also achieved this feat at the 2008 Beijing Games.
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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).