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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.
Alana Boyd (athletics – pole vault) made Australian Olympic history in Beijing, becoming the first Australian to join both parents as Olympians. This feat was emulated by Jess Fox (canoe/kayak - slalom) at the London 2012 Games.
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